After…

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I.
after the rain
the ground tingles
soaking it in

II.
splintered branches
lace the grass
after the storm

III.
after the stars
pale yellow
lifts the sky

morning-by-the-sea

IV.
after the shock
silence
to say goodbye

 

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Image: Claude Monet, Morning By The Sea, Wikiart

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2015

Part of the 2015 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge (Poetic Asides via Writer’s Digest) for the November 12 Prompt: After…