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Monday, 14 September 2015


She was a teacher
Who commanded her respect
Energetic days.

Energetic days
Vibrant and knowledgeable
Mobile library.

Today she is old
Bed-ridden and motionless
Before and after.

Before and after
No heroine or hero
Can fight time and age.

Written for Haiku Horizons: "before"


Kalpana Solsi said...

WE have to bow before time and age. Dependency and confinement to bed breaks the heart. Well etched cascading haiku.

Sun Bloom said...

@Kalpana Solsi. Thank you.

J Cosmo Newbery said...

I like the progression of this.

Loco mente said...

The truth of life.. Well penned!

Sun Bloom said...

@ J Cosmo Newbery. Thank you.

Sun Bloom said...

@Locomente. Thank you!

Kathy Combs said...

Time and age eventually catches up with us all!

Sun Bloom said...

@Kathy Combs. Yes.

Milan Rajkumar said...

Nostalgia with a touch of melancholia .....that's how I feel ! Exceptional !

Sun Bloom said...

@Milan Rajkumar. Thank you.