October 4, 2017 by petrujviljoen
tending the sunset
a change of wind turns me back –
the moon, full, rising
a bird, a swift, back
from somewhere in Africa
close by me
Category: haiku, poetry
| Tags: haiku, moon, nature, sunset, swift, walking
So it’s you who tidies away the sun so the moon can rise without any competition?
Not me, it was the wind.
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I love “tending the sunset”. I know that feeling, or at least the feeling the words immediately pointed me toward!
A kind of softness. An expectation of feeling cleaner after. I think. For me anyway.
Yes. That the day is settled in its drawer, folded neatly.
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