Haibun Today

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

Diana Webb
Leatherhead, Surrey, England


Autumn Journey

Lined with turning foliage, the bus route winds ahead towards the hospital. Beyond a field, the womb-like rise of a hill before the road runs following the river: gold-green dip of a willow, pink swell of balsam with pods still ripe for popping. On the far bank a Pen with three cygnets, one standing as tall as the adult swan.

his tiny ear—
a bright new moon
in the sunset sky


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