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FAR HORIZON — haiku garland

23 Feb


FAR HORIZON

sun warm on my neck—
noisy flights of massing geese
horizon-bound

horizon-bound
trawler leaves with the tide—
a buoy bell tolls

cortege glumly rumbling
down streets of cobblestone
the great bell tolls

dappled sunlight gentle
empty fields and browning woods
first scent of early snow

ranging through
empty fields and browning woods—
bird dog follows a trail

cold wind rising
offshore the sea darkens
under a gray sky

offshore the sea darkens
amidst the cold combers,
flying fish soar

after your departure
long walk to the car park
sun warm on my neck

______________________

Published in World Haiku Review, Spring-Summer 2005 as part of a collaborative haiku garland, FAR HORIZONS, which included other haiku by Gary Blankenship and Linda M. Papanicolaou, not shown here.

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