December 11th 2015 | among birches

Because my haiku don’t come to me until minutes before midnight, I’ve been very tired. I think about the day’s observations, still vivid.

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cardinal
····in the birches—an instant before cutting
··············my finger

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I didn’t want to go out today, but had to do a small job. In the cold morning I was clumsy with a knife. Tomorrow I’ll be sleeping in.

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35: December 11th 2015 | bottlecap