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Atonement

will it be too late?

By Heather HublerPublished 23 days ago 1 min read
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damp, earth-covered sins

tallied in life, waiting for

judgement–and mercy?

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Written for the Quadru-haiku challenge.

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Please take a look at some of my other entries for the challenge:

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Heather Hubler

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  • Sharon Bethea16 days ago

    Ha! to be at one with earth.

  • Brin J.22 days ago

    I read this with a melancholic cadence in your voice. Hauntingly beautiful, and achingly passionate.

  • Mariann Carroll23 days ago

    Wow , nice work 👏👌🥰

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  • C. H. Richard23 days ago

    Love "earth covered sins" adds a mysterious and haunting tone. Well done!

  • I can smell the soil

  • Cathy holmes23 days ago

    "earth-covered sins" Ooooh I like this. Also, who did you bury?

  • Gina C.23 days ago

    Gorgeous, thought-provoking, and as always, beautiful worded! "Tallied in life" spoke lovely poetic magic to me. 😍😍😍 Wonderful job!!!

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