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The Elder

Submission for high-ku challenge

By Daniel BradburyPublished 2 years ago ā€¢ 1 min read
Runner-Up in High-Ku Challenge

The white-haired elder

She leads a silent vigil

Over our brief lives

nature poetry

About the Creator

Daniel Bradbury

Big fan of long walks in the woods, rye Manhattans, Spanish literature, jazz, and vinyl records.

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Excellent work. Looking forward to reading more!

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  • Allie Bickertonabout a year ago

    Wow! šŸ˜® Such a story told with so few words! Congrats!

  • C. H. Richard2 years ago

    Congratulations on your win. So much said in 3 lines. Hearted and subscribed

  • Lovely haiku. Congratulations and well done on winning a prize

  • Savannah Sveta2 years ago

    Congratulations!! beautiful haiku!

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