Chalk Dust #haibun #senryu

It is so solid, strong, that I feel it must last forever.  Until disaster proves that nothing is forever.  I feel so solid, strong, I feel I can last forever.  Until…

Chalk dust
Pastel sky
Fragile

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This was written for Collen’s weekly poetry challenge. This is the first Tuesday of the month, so it is poet’s choice. I chose a haibun with a senryu (or maybe a haiku) that I did in a 2-3-2 form.

I was digging through some old drawings and found this from May of 2001 – 20 years ago! I had just returned from Paris and used a photo I had taken of Notre Dame for this pastel drawing. The cherry trees were in bloom while we were there…

32 thoughts on “Chalk Dust #haibun #senryu

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        1. trentpmcd Post author

          The last I heard it sounded pretty encouraging, though I don’t know if they are on target to reach their deadline – to me it is more important to do it right than to get it down for a specific event! Thanks!

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