#Haiku Happenings #5: Suzanne’s latest #haibun for my current #haikai challenge!
So much of my creative energy during this past year has been spent reworking old ideas and finishing up old projects. I haven’t been able to fully move on from them even though they have ceased to nourish my creative spirit.
Although events in my outer life have shifted I’ve been feeling stuck between the old and new. Mid year I moved to a cottage in a part of the State I haven’t lived in before. Although I’ve been out and about seeing new sights I haven’t really engaged with this new environment. In private moments I find myself wishing I could go to the empty beaches and bush tracks I walked for so long and which are now so far away.
On lonely beaches
drumming in the solstice
– windswept prayers
Such a strange contrary urge for the old area had gone stale for me and doors were closing…
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