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



Theresa Williams
Bradner, Ohio, USA

 

Cristo with Mourning Figures

sorrow
not even as tall
as Christ's legs

Heroes are like that: bigger than life, like lovers. Nothing's bigger than love except the loss of love. The loss of the beloved is barbed wire across the face and heart, keeping us within our own country. Christ calmly looks down from the cross.

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