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New Life

#Haiku Happenings #9: Kim Russell’s latest “extreme” #haibun for Carpe Diem!

writing in north norfolk

Four years ago I realised that teaching was sucking the life out of me. No time for reading or writing, exhausted and ill, I was a caged bird with clipped wings. These days I can spread my wings whenever I want to.

nest of speckled eggs
sun-warmed clutch in budding tree
dreaming of the sky

Kim M. Russell, 2018

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My response to Carpe Diem #1405 New Life (‘extreme’ haibun)

Today we have an ‘extreme’ challenge: to create a haibun with a maximum of 55 words, including the haiku, with the theme ‘new life’.

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