Haibun Today
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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Editor
Volume 4, Number 3, September 2010


Victor Maddalena
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

 

The Kite

On the grassy knoll, beyond the orchard, a warm wind carries my kite high. Like a spider’s web laden with morning dew, the string sags under its own weight.   I lie in the grass and feel the wind’s gentle tug.  The sky is a canopy, my kite a mere red dot on a blue expanse, lost, like my thoughts, among the billowing clouds.

distant surf…
a constant
timepiece

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