House of Haiku
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House of Haiku


I Asked You Not to Go That Night

PROMPT: Write a haiku or tanka using the prompt word “close.”

A black and white photo of a girl and guy sitting together holding hands.

Do I remember
We used to sit together
We held hands so tight
You said we’d always be close
Yes, I do remember us



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Stephen Dalton

Stephen Dalton

Stephen Dalton is a retired US Army First Sergeant with a degree in journalism from the University of Maryland. Top Writer in Investing, VR, and Short Story!