Arising: a #quadrille #haibun

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Sprawled in the mud. A night’s broken sleep. A day’s pressing demands.

The cicadas cackle anyway. Leaves still rustle in a passing breeze.

Life goes on.

Everyone riding dragons gets thrown. The true riders get back up.

cool evening

a place to make

a stand

for dVerse Poets’ Quadrille 133, hosted by Lisa. The Pub is open! Come join us!

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10 replies »

  1. True riders climb back on indeed, it’s all a matter of falling and then having the courage to get back on again. Beautifully and wonderfully said, Frank. ❤ Making a stand is one of the strongest things we could do to build our confidence and face our fears.

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  2. Frank, I like your battling dragons of one kind or another. It’s important to know where to make your stand. A cool evening after a dragon’s breath day sounds like a good place to make one.

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