Deep Silence

from depths of silence
the muffled tick of a clock
anchored to morning

Kim M. Russell, 2017

Image result for Dali's Clock
The Persistence of Memory (CatalanLa persistència de la memòria) painting by artist Salvador Dalí,

My response to Carpe Diem’s Vision Quest revived #1 deep silence

Carpe Diem’s Vision Quest is a three-day challenge to write a haiku in response to a shared haiku, with only 24 hours to respond. A haiku captures a moment as short as the sound of a pebble thrown into water, or in the blink of an eye, which is what Chèvrefeuille hopes to achieve in the ‘vision quest’. Today, our inspiration is a haiku he wrote for the Winter Retreat 2016.

 

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