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Cihana

A Haiku by Lena.

By Lena BorondiaPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
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Their path is haunted,

littered with the unmarked graves—

those who came before.

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"Cihāna" — Nepali for "Grave," "Graveyard.

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About the Creator

Lena Borondia

Alaskan Grown Freelance Writer 🤍 Lover of Prose

Former Deckhand & Barista 🤍 Always a Pleaser & Eggshell-Walker

Lifelong Animal Lover & Whisperer 🤍 Ever the Student & Seeker

Traveler 🤍 Dreamer 🤍 Wanderer

Happily Lost 🤍 Luckily in Love

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  • Julie Buchy3 months ago

    The truth behind the beauty. I loved it!

  • Julia Schulz3 months ago

    Good work!

  • Dana Stewart3 months ago

    Good take on the haiku! Powerful sentiment. Good job!

  • Babs Iverson3 months ago

    Brilliant and beautiful!!! Left some love!!!

  • Eugenette Morin3 months ago

    Wow! Years of ancestry in that haiku :-) Love it

  • Dawn Salois3 months ago

    Very well done! It’s morbid, but I found the note about the title fascinating.

  • Heather Hubler3 months ago

    Great work conveying such a strong tone in only a handful of words. Loved it!

  • Cathy holmes3 months ago

    Beautiful piece.

  • I love how the haiku enables us to say so much with so little. More brilliant words

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