Flash Haiku: Lands End
Waiting at the edge,
Where Water and Earth converge: —
Ah, struck down by Wind…
Eyes can lie
When you train them to.
You're an expert at so much else
I don't think this would be new.
Depths of the Arabian sea
Flash in seconds two.
And waves from your shore thrust against
My whole existence,
Crushing a castle of rocks in my core
That I had built as my wary abode.
And shower over my ammunition…
This was a beautiful piece, Clay Rivers. So many emotions here, as I fluctuate between surprise that it’s only been a year, and the occasional, deeper feeling that in a way it seems like a lifetime ago.
Your description of the event was vivid, and had me wishing I was there. But it was in your detailing the unexpected, yet…