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A contradiction

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By Heather HublerPublished about a year ago 1 min read
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a last breath taken;

in that moment time stops, but

the clock keeps moving...

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Written for the Time Capsule haiku challenge.

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  • Testabout a year ago

    This is absolutely beautiful. You've so perfectly captured how the world keeps on spinning, even in times of great loss and sadness. Excellent work as always!

  • This is a winning 🏅piece❗

  • Ravishankar V Kabout a year ago

    Amazing work !!!

  • Dana Crandellabout a year ago

    A wonderful paradox. Well done!

  • Novel Allenabout a year ago

    Love the word play. Very well done. Nice clock.

  • Deborah Robinsonabout a year ago

    Very emotional. Great choice of words.

  • Lamar Wigginsabout a year ago

    Most certainly a contradiction. Each one of us has a clock that is destined to stop! Ugh! Reality bites, sometimes... Thanks for sharing.

  • Dean F. Hardyabout a year ago

    Fucking loved that

  • Subhi Najarabout a year ago

    wonderful haiku!

  • Loryne Andaweyabout a year ago

    Such a beautiful twisting knife is time. Well done!

  • This was so deep and emotional. At that moment, we feel time has stopped but the clock keeps moving and it just doesn't make sense. That's loss and grief. Very well portrayed and beautifully written!

  • suman mohanabout a year ago

    Just Superb!

  • Gina C.about a year ago

    Oh, so true. A hard reality but expressed so beautifully! Great work, my friend!

  • Sonia Heidi Unruhabout a year ago

    Well done. Made me think! :)

  • JBazabout a year ago

    Honestly, that is amazing. Sad yet life goes on.

  • Cathy holmesabout a year ago

    Well, ain't that the truth. Well done, my friend.

  • Moe Radosevichabout a year ago

    awesome, love it, have one on hold very similar, will publish tomorrow watch for it very nice H2 😀

  • Jason Ray Morton about a year ago

    Another home run!

  • Kelli Sheckler-Amsdenabout a year ago

    Such deep thoughts

  • Aphoticabout a year ago

    So emotional and deep. You chose such wonderful words here, great work!

  • Lea Waske about a year ago

    You are so right! similar to what I have been thinking & may attempt tp write about time.

  • Testabout a year ago

    This is profound, Heather. I love it. ❤️

  • Paul Stewartabout a year ago

    Yes! This was a nice intriguing read!

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