Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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['riverine flooding image in Trinidad' from Bing dot com; Fair Use]

how quietly -
waters in stealth overtake
the roadways

© gillena cox 2018

October 2018. There has been a catastrophic level of flooding across many communities in Trinidad beginning Friday last. Families are being evacuated from homes in east and central Trinidad as flood waters continue to rise following two days of persistent rainfall.
Emergency forces have given every bit of their mettle to help those in need.


Blog hopping today with

Carpe Diem
#1528 Shasei
...Shiki hated associations, contrasts, comparisons, wordplays, puns, and riddles - all the things we are cherishing here! He favored the quiet simplicity of just stating what he saw without anything else happening in the haiku.
Chèvrefeuille, has prompted today that we "write a haiku in the shasei style" promoted by Shiki.

3 comments:

Diane Mayr said...

Stay safe, Gillena! Check in when you can.

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Diane

much love...

Kristjaan Panneman said...

What a sadness. Hope you are okay.