Haibun Today

A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Editor
Volume 5, Number 4, December 2011

Victor Maddalena
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada



On a windless night I launch the skiff into the bay. With each stroke the oars break the calm surface and disappear in a swirl of dark water. The sound of the waves lapping the shore gradually fades and I am surrounded by silence. I await the first light of dawn and a breeze to guide me to the distant shore.

in every star
a wish


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