One edge
hanging over the mountain--
the Milky Way

---Shiki
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troops embark -
new leaves
fall onto dead ones

3 comments:

diana l. said...

Well done, John. (I may never look at falling leaves the same way again...)

Ashi said...

That was a dark one, but good

Alan Summers said...

Does Sergé Tome have a copy of this John?

I also think this goes hand in hand of us remembering the fallen with poppies.

See André Surridge's prize winning poppy haiku in the 2008 With Words Haiku Competition Results:
With Words Online Haiku Competition Results
.