A Perspective Granted Briefly – Haibun Ending with a Tanka and Photograph

The sun appears suddenly and briefly from behind its dark covering of clouds just minutes before it sinks below the horizon. Like heated metal, fiery in a fierce furnace of red; bewitching just enough, I pause, hushed, the crickets murmurs nothing. A perspective granted briefly that turns my head.


to see how light

in darkness does


a hidden star

peeks out


Copyright © 2016 all images and content by Connie Gildersleeve, all rights reserved



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