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The Spark

A Haiku Strain

By Matthew FrommPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
Top Story - January 2024
The Spark
Photo by Marek Piwnicki on Unsplash

Under warm blankets,

Comfort spawns a hollowness,

My antagonist

A new light of spring,

May this sequestration birth

green epoch's heroes

Hollowness! Darkness!

As their bright banes, Arise now,

Summer Harbingers!



Took some needed time off. Hope to be back more often now.

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Matthew Fromm

Full-time nerd, history enthusiast, and proprietor of random knowledge. The best way to find your perfect story is to make it yourself.

Here there be dragons, and knights, and castles, and quests for entities not wished to be found.

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  • Anna 2 months ago

    Congrats on Top Story!🥳

  • Kenny Penn3 months ago

    Nice bit of haiku there Matthew. Welcome back and congrats on TS

  • Fly Alone3 months ago

    Nice. Loved it ❣️

  • Atomic Historian3 months ago

    Amazing as always!! What prompt did you use for the picture?

  • Sara Wilson3 months ago

    lovely. Congrats on top story!

  • Paul Stewart3 months ago

    This is great and your absence was noticed. Welcome back, bud! congrats on Top Story!

  • Test3 months ago

    . Great going! Keep up the fantastic effort—congratulations!

  • Cathy holmes3 months ago

    Beautiful piece. Welcome back.

  • Toby Heward3 months ago

    Quite fascinating

  • This just hits.. lovely

  • S. A. Crawford3 months ago

    This is a fantastic piece; it has a hopeful, vibrant vibe that's just what I need today!

  • Lamar Wiggins3 months ago

    I was wondering what happened to ya. I've seen likes here and there but nothing published. It was getting to the point where I was gonna hit you up through discord, lol. Anyway, welcome back and what a fine poem to return with.

  • JBaz3 months ago

    I like this very much and wonder how you came up with this thought.

  • Hannah Moore3 months ago

    Ready and not ready to emerge it seems.

  • Test3 months ago

    Welcome back! Your haikus beautifully capture the changing seasons and the emotions that come with them.

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