< 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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Vandana Parashar
Panchkuka, Haryana , India

Leap Of Faith

Too embarrassed to look me in the eye, he stares at his hands and says, "I am so, so sorry." What am I supposed to do? Should I shout and cry and feel less of a woman because he cheated on me? Should I feel grateful that "it was only one time," as he says? Or should I be relieved that he himself told me about it, appreciate his honesty and take it as a sign that he values me?

signalling storm
the sky turns fiery red . . .
I watch
as the house of cards
comes tumbling down