haikai

Completing the Chore: a .@ImageCurve #haibun

kitchen in early moring with the sun filtering in

The dishwasher hums, and the whooshing of its water drowns out the crickets. I eat my oatmeal out of Frankie’s Frosted Flakes bowl: not another clean one remains.



warm aftertaste
empty pill containers
beside bottles

first published in Image Curve, May 14, 2020

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9 replies »

  1. A tidy anxious brief haibun with a great senryu capper. I fear we shall all need to think 10 months ahead considering “completing the chore”.

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