Haibun Today
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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Editor
Volume 5, Number 1, March 2011



Gerry Jacobson
Canberra, Capital Territory, Australia

 

Weatherbeaten

Walking over the bridge towards me, a man pushes a woman in a wheelchair. The woman is broadfaced, perhaps Thai, in her forties. Sightless, she lifts her face to the sun. The man is sixty-ish, Nordic, rednosed, weatherbeaten. How devotedly he pushes her! What great love is this?

this grey morning
breeze off the Arctic
cools the summer
the coffee tastes
just slightly bitter

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