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Forest of life

by Victor P. Gendrano



In the all-familiar forest
where I used to roam and play

one by one the trees are felled
ravaged by disease or old age

some have decayed, food for the soil,
others have produced young shoots.

Published in World Haiku Review,
Vol. 3, Issue 1, March 2003

Sijo archives Haiku/Senryu Tanka Haiga Non-haiku poems

Copyright © 2003 Victor P. Gendrano. All rights reserved.
Uploaded 8 April 2004


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