Haiku: Beneath the trees

In my hideaway

swallows fill the rainbow sky

and you are not gone


Pretending the sun

paints gold the radiant sky

your arms around me


Beneath the tall trees

shadow pools soak up the light

my arid heart weeps


Painting ‘Sunlight and Shadow’ by Willard Leroy Metcalf

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

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