< meta charset="UTF-8"> Haibun Today: A Haibun & Tanka Prose Journal

A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 13, Number 4, December 2019

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Susan Farner
Urbana, Illinois, USA

Saturday Afternoon

The aroma of freshly cut grass wafts in the breeze. I wonder, What produces that sweet, calming fragrance? Curiosity.com has the answer: the grass releases green leaf volatiles, which help cells heal and serve as a distress signal from the plant.

walking past
manicured lawns—
in the distance, sirens