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souls lost to time
cast their shadows
we are so small

 

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Photo: Jingshan Park, Beijing, China, c.b.w. 2005

Words: senryu, c.b.w. 2017

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Unsaid

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I.
my new recipe
worse than bad
you ate every bite

II.
twenty years married
there’s not much to say
we still know

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III.
clad in black
mourners leave roses
silent widow

IV.
the day dies down
birds circle the feeder
in silence

 

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Image: The Kiss – Gustav Klimt, WikiArt.org

Words: senryu, haiku, c.b.w. 2016

Part of the 2016 April Poem A Day Challenge (via Poetic Asides on Writer’s Digest) for the April 20 prompt: what goes unsaid