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“You must be shapeless, formless, like water.” Bruce Lee

By Geoffrey Philp Published about a year ago 1 min read
Runner-Up in Quadru-haiku Challenge
Geoffrey × DALL·E Human & AI

A moss-backed boulder

blocks a stream where water learns

the shape of its hurt.

nature poetry

About the Creator

Geoffrey Philp

I am a Jamaican writer. I write poems (haiku & haibun), stories & essays about climate change, Marcus Garvey, music icons such as Bob Marley, and the craft of writing through personal reflection & societal engagement.

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  • Loryne Andaweyabout a year ago

    This one ached in a beautiful way. Well done! Take my love and subscription and go!

  • Allie Bickertonabout a year ago

    This is gorgeous and so respectful of the old Haiku rules. Congratulations on your win!!

  • Jeffrey Sparksabout a year ago

    Great poem!

  • E.K. Danielsabout a year ago

    Gorgeous imagery. Congrats on the win!

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  • Raymond G. Taylorabout a year ago

    Very moving. Congratulations on your win which was well-deserved

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