darkest night – senryū



your failing breath
through a broken window
moon shadow
                    Rachel Sutcliffe

darkest night
like your breathing
lost moonlight

Rachel Sutcliffe, an accomplished and recognized haiku poet,
died this past week. My senryū is a response to
Frank Tassone’s #Haikai Challenge #70: Rachel Sutcliffe,
which asks us to use one of Rachel’s poems as inspiration.

Join Frank’s challenge or read other responses Here.

Image: moon over Missouri


19 thoughts on “darkest night – senryū

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