Journey through my Mind: Haibun

A thought, and my brain takes off on a journey. Turns me around, mind-wandering through worlds we cannot see, time, and space, a trace of Chaos theory, the hard problem, history and mythology. I seek connections, new directions.  I wonder about ghosts, hosts, and cat dreams. Streams of thought, or so it seems. In the end, I hope (familiar trope), looking for the good, the light. I wake up happy to see the sleep-bound moon and the growing dawn. Nothing is foregone. My heart sings and wings with the birds.

 

birdsong as night falls

cardinals’ red echoes leaves

summer sighs farewell

 

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This Haibun is for Haibun Monday at dVerse. We’re asked to write “a haibun about why you write the style of poetry you write. Not why you write poetry, but the why of your style.” This is to be followed by a classic Haiku, which must include a season word. We were also asked (an option) to post a photo.

 

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39 thoughts on “Journey through my Mind: Haibun

  1. There’s something “meta” about these haibuns – writing in our style about our style. I love your meanderings, which flow in different directions, but come back in a coherent arc, so of course I love this piece and your very autumnal haiku.

  2. This is delightful, it sounds like you wrote it just after waking, in that time when the comfort of the bed still caresses your thoughts and your feet are yearning to discover the day’s awaiting adventure and I love the pondering of the cat’s dreams.

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