Poem: Lifting

Creative Commons photo.

My latest original five-line poem, as inspired by my favorite poem, the famed haiku by Kobayashi Issa:

So this world of dew
is a world of dew.
And yet … and yet ….

Lifting

I breathed a world of dense fog for years
inhaling and exhaling the warts that came along
until they became my identity and the fog my vision;
and yet, still I breathed, until one day, the fog cleared.
All that was left was an uncertain tomorrow. But tomorrow.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s