Haikus on Caribous

How in tens they appear, Through the ghostly woods, Shaming Walmart. Those deciduous branches, A far cry from tips of antlers. Like acorns & pine cones. How in the heart of winter, Caribous trek thick dunes of snow, Masts but no sail. Tundra in a meltdown, While the boreal shifts latitudes, As do caribous. Through…

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If It Snowed in Colombo

What we, here in Sri Lanka, will never know Or see, or feel, and still dream of, During Christmas time, forgetting We have beautiful sunrises and sunsets And days that beautify your world, With blooming hibiscuses and carnations, And still we dream of falling snow, the little crystals, That fall just to cover the chimneys,…

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Christmas

That day a child Jesus was born When the power of the pauper rose To quell the lineage of kings What we celebrate with fairy lights On a lonely pine tree. A festive season, When through the skin of leather, A green hulk emerges, muscled up, To make the Christmas holiday, Like those cool December…

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