Haiku sequence: Hope & dash

For Ronovan’s haiku challenge.


green hope springs

as we hurtle to the edge

a wolf howls


in the wind

the odour of decay

yet beetles dig deep


wolf-howl beetle-delve

two worlds on the cusp of night

and forgetting


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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.

3 thoughts on “Haiku sequence: Hope & dash”

  1. Oof, that was a convicting haiku sequence. I know that feeling of having hopes dashed and I’m tired of people having what I call “forced optimism”.

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