Gull glitter

This extreme haibun erased is for the Secret Keeper’s writing challenge, to use these words:


I have borrowed Paul Militaru’s lovely photograph again for inspiration. Thanks Paul!


On the water, sunlight plays, a steely scimitar slicing the city’s heart in two. Gulls shatter the silver mirror and send ripples flying, feather-soft and rapid as the silent fishes that dart among the frond-waving grassy pastures of the sea.


too bright this light

that splintersgull plunges

into green depths


Water ripples

flying fishes dart

among sea splinters.


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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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