01.03.22 dVerse Haibun Monday

storm at sea


February was a dark wilderness. Floods and rain, gales that flung trees to the ground sure as they be Icarus. We tidied up after, our hearts were obsessed by reordering the disorderly. And then the wars began, though no one wanted to call it a war. How dark must it be before it’s war? No one has an answer. February was an odd and uneven time. Where was god during February? His fingerprints are nowhere to be found in this mess.

Inside a month
Is there a god inside you
Fragile as lamb’s fleece

for dVerse Poets “Haibun Monday” – A haibun in the style of a cold mountain poem.  Photo by Samuel Ferrara on Unsplash and featured image “Storm at Sea” by Ivan Aivazovsky  ©Misky 2022 Shared with #amwriting #apoemaday on Twitter

15 responses to “01.03.22 dVerse Haibun Monday”

  1. “..odd and uneven” indeed.


    1. I’ve lost track of my centre, that bit that just hums along so long as I don’t interfere with it. The problem is … the world is interfering with it.


  2. Wonderful!!!!!! This will echo inside me for a long time.

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    1. I find eating something heavy subdues that echo. 😂

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      1. LOL. Working on breakfast as I write.

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        1. Shrove Tuesday here. Had a stack of blueberry pancakes for dinner. 😋

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          1. Yum!! I have known of Shrove Tuesday all my life but don’t know when it is or what it’s about. Is it the first Tuesday in March?

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            1. Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent starts, and 47-days before Easter Sunday, so the date changes every year.

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            2. Wow. I will never keep track of that. I still haven’t figured out when Easter is this year. 🥴


  3. Your first line says it all. A very dismal February indeed…well said!


    1. Thank you so very much.


  4. Wonderful! 🙂 Yes,I think this February has been a gloomy one,hope it gets better soon!

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  5. writingwhatnots avatar

    February has led us into dark times.


  6. February usually means days when we go towards brighter times.. this year it doesn’t seem like so.

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    1. It leaves me uncharacteristically weepy.


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