haiku community

farewells – – haibun

#Haiku Happenings #6: Janice’s latest #haibun inspired by the last in my “November with Basho” series!

Ontheland

At first I skirt around the Requiem. I am looking for music by Fauré that is as beautiful as the Pavane I heard the other day, but I am not sure I am in the mood for somber choral music. Clicking on the options, the Requiem’s closing section, In Paradisum, plays and I find it fits my mood after all … on this quiet day in late December, when the first year of a new decade will soon begin.

While I doubt Paradise is on the immediate horizon, longer days and spring are on the way…and as long as I breathe, there are opportunities to live a bit better, to offer more.

deep winter

no fireplace or falling snow

just the peace of Fauré

.

.

©️2019 Ontheland

For a listen to Fauré’s Paradisum:

https://youtu.be/QOUXA1sNIkA

And for Matsuo Basho’s farewell to his companion, Sora, on his journey to…

View original post 132 more words

Categories: haiku community

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s