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Rated: E · Poetry · Contest Entry · #2210617
Japanese poetic form, the haibun. Winner Oriental Poetry Contest, 01/31/2020.
Magic Moment

Walking across an African field at night, flashlight spearing my path, I hear the sound of a dripping tap. Boink! There are no standpipes in the open veld. My spotlight finds a tiny frog, his mating call the perfect imitation of something he can never have heard.

water on porcelain
bathroom speaks
life in darkening skies


Poetic Form: Haibun
Modern haiku of 15 syllables
6-3-6

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