Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Summer Twilight Haiku

by G. Jack Urso

cicadas shrieking

in the late afternoon sun

introducing night

restless . . . wandering

animals chasing shadows

on a silent earth

alone to their thoughts

they face the fearsome darkness

wait the coming dawn 


Note: This poem was originally displayed as part of the 1994 Lark Street Poetry Wall sponsored by the Sage Junior College of Albany (N.Y.).

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