An Old Bible (Senryu)

by Hellon   Sep 19, 2014

A dry flower falls
from pages yellowed with age:
memories of you.

@Hellon 19th September 2014


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  • 4 months ago

    by mossgirl19

    Ms. Hellon, I love your haikus and senryus very much!

  • 2 years ago

    by Ben Pickard

    What an evocative little piece, Hellon. Well written, as ever!
    All the very best,

  • 3 years ago

    by Purvi Gadia

    Oh wow what a short sweet poem....
    For the first time I understood a senryu...

  • 3 years ago

    by Poetess

    I'm absolutely in love with this. With just these few words you've managed to create a whole scene. A lifetime, really. Just picturing when the flower was first given/put there, when the Bible was, perhaps, still new. You leave the reader wondering who the Bible/flower belonged to. A loved one? Mother? Grandmother? Lover or sibling?

    A sad, beautiful write.
    I always enjoy reading your work.

  • 3 years ago

    by uttAm


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