Solstice haibun


June 20, 2022 by petrujviljoen

It was the morning after A Night, having arrived late, having travelled too many square miles in the day on this spinning earth, spinning on its axis, spinning around the centred sun, the moon of this earth spinning around itself, around the earth, this tiny universe within a universe spinning through infinite space, gravity holding it, us together.

I wanted to know who God is: get to know yourself they say. Be amazed they say and bewildered.

labouring, heads low

we just don’t know our


Linked to Haibun Monday at Dverse Poets

21 thoughts on “Solstice haibun

  1. Grace says:

    Love your ending message Petru. Wishing you a good week.

  2. Nan Mykel says:

    …and spinning heads. Nice one, Petru.

  3. Reena Saxena says:

    Yes. We just don’t know our wildness.

  4. Misky says:

    Excellent. Truly.

  5. All that slow spinning, it messes us up. We know nothing about anything.

  6. memadtwo says:

    There’s a lot we don’t know…(K)

  7. Gillena Cox says:

    Pray does keep us in check, doesn’t.
    Nice one.
    Happy you dropped by to read mine Petru

  8. Suzanne says:

    I love this haibun.

  9. A head-spinning wonder of solstice imagery! Don’t forget to post your link to Mister Linky. 😉

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