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Book of the Week: A White Distrust

 

 

Aging, eros, Covid 19, and the beauty of the night haunt our Book of the Week, Silence: A White Distrust: An experimental poem in linked form, by Ram Krishna Singh.

 

the busyness
and weariness of now
they toss about
regulating their sleep
by one another’s

 

cleaning the remains
of burnt out earthen lamps—
dusky temple yard

 

self-renewing
greenness of the tree
blessed seed
every passing day
my limbs fade and fail

 

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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by THF Digital Librarian Garry Eaton, and are used with permissio

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