Saturday, April 25, 2015

For you, O Gull!

A water take-off seen from the beach at Asilomar during a YT Haiku Retreat!.       jhhymas

For you, O gulls,
I order slaty waters
and this leaden sky!
Richard Wright
American Poetry; the Twentieth Century, Volume Two
Library of America, 2000, page 642.

American author & novelist Richard Wright wrote a large body of haiku in the last two years of his life when he was living in France.

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