I have decided to attempt a haibun. “A haibun is a terse, relatively short prose in the haiku style. Haibun usually end with a haiku. The haiku should link to the prose but is not a direct carry on from it.” I still have a long way to go so would welcome any thoughts.
“Screw you!” I shout through bloody cracked lips. He stares at me, slouched on the cold granite floor and smiles. The ash from his cigarette drops onto his cheap suit. He slowly bends down and spins the bottle again. I watch its slow revolution desperate for it to point at someone else. My silent prayer is wasted. In the dim light I can see the relief on their faces. It was my turn again to have all sins cleansed from my body.
half-light and silence
waiting my turn to repent
This was written in response to the wordle from ‘The Sunday Whirl’ – I’ve managed to use all the words.