Haibun Today
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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Editor
Volume 5, Number 2, June 2011



Chen-ou Liu
Ajax, Ontario, Canada

 

The Length of Longing

I ran to the end of the Go Train and watched as her figure shrank on the sunlit platform . . . Tonight I watch the wind-whipped snow pile up.

birthday morning
the last photo of her
holding pink roses

twilight…
finding another patch
of gray hair

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