Volume 50.2


sample haibun



An awkward embrace. A kiss that aims for but misses the lips. Who flinched? You look good (punctuated by the word really) You too. A little extra weight. It shows in your eyes. But you were always the one taking life seriously. While I pretended not to have a care in the world, until you left.

storm warning
the shape of the wind
in the sail

by Tom Painting



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