The show is over. Darkness settles on seats with a reverent hush. Outside, hum and sparkle limp towards dawn. Late night bars exhale alcohol clouds and taxis zip along Broadway, bright yellow sharks.

daffodils bow heads
the show must come to an end
buds burst in applause

Kim M. Russell, 2018

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My response to Carpe Diem #1409 Broadway (extreme haibun)

Today’s prompt is Broadway, New York’s theatre land, in an ‘extreme haibum with a maximum of 55 words including haiku or tanka.

6 thoughts on “Broadway

  1. I been to Broadway once. My mom and I went on a trip in 2006 and the two of us saw Wicked on Broadway. I rely on touring productions due to living North Carolina. I hope to go back to New York City at some point later and see more than one show up there. I am the one who is a musical theatre fanatic

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