#Haiku Happenings Special: lillian’s #freestyle haiku sequence-esque poem!
Transplant from concrete city,
hustle-bustle and blaring horns,
she loves all things Bermudaful.
Smitten by color
red flowers peek from handlebar baskets,
her rusty bicycle now a sky-blue.
Today, just as every day
day after day, week after week
she tries to begin a letter home.
Sea breezed salt-flavored lips
gnaw tooth-marked pen.
Mind searches for appropriate words.
The ocean here is so . . .
cerulean, cobalt blue,
aquamarine, azure hued.
crossed out words.
How to write what she sees?
Try again. First words flow,
White-capped and undulating,
turquoiseultramarine waves . . .
sapphire, Prussian, pastel blue.
Mesmerizing . . . royal blue waters.
Nature defies the dictionary.
Stationery crumpled and set aside,
sun glasses off, wine poured
she makes the long distance call . . .
and simply says two words.
Bermudaful — another…
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