One edge
hanging over the mountain--
the Milky Way

---Shiki
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wind in the chimney -
broken things
race along the street

5 comments:

Paul Smith said...

Love this john. So many layers to ponder!

I imagine the 'broken things' with faces, breathless and wounded!

Alan Summers said...

Love the first line!

Intrigued about what the broken things are, a sort of variation of flotsam and jetsam?

I really do like the whole poem! ;-)

Alan

Kelly M. said...

wind in the chimney -- that often is such a haunting sound, as does this haiku.

Ashi said...

Good one John, preparing for the storm to come
-
Autumn wind
sounding the chimney alarm
rattling with arms

diana l. said...

Compelling. Causes me to reread it repeatedly. Well done.