Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A Room of My Own: Burial Haiku

rain-soaked petals
a burial
for her stillborn baby

Note: My haiku was written in response to the following tanka:

how useless
these hospital gifts
for a stillborn ...
a withered leaf,
a fallen feather

Biding Time: Selected Poems 2001-2013, 2013

H. Gene Murtha

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