Frozen in Time ~ #Haibun/Haiku #poetry

A lovely, but chilling, haibun/haiku from Dorinda. Enjoy!

Night Owl Poetry - Dorinda Duclos

Diana, of Myths of the Mirror has a new feature on her blog called, “New Year, New Feature: a Speculative Fiction Writing Prompt.”  Please visit the link to find out more about the challenge, then get to it!


I have set myself down on my mountain to bask in the cold, pure white snow. The full moon is my companion, and I glisten in its light. The daytime sun has been harsh, and I am battered by its heat, thankful for the winter air, to regenerate my soul.  Still, I remain, a part of this vastness, alone, that is, until this particular day. I don’t often get visitors, but today is an exception. A trail of fine men have come to scale my sides and perhaps, even a bit of spelunking. I suppose I could show them I am here, but that would serve no purpose. Instead, I will…

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25 thoughts on “Frozen in Time ~ #Haibun/Haiku #poetry

  1. This is a wonderful entry in the list of answers to your challenge. Off to the next one 🙂

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  2. rijanjks says:

    Wow! Chilling and that’s not even referring to the ice. A shelter with no way out. Love this!

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  3. Ocean Bream says:

    Wonderfully done! Also I am enjoying all the posts you are sharing, Diana. It’s introducing me to many fantastic blogs 🙂

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  4. Dawn D says:

    Well done Dorinda! I really enjoyed this!

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  5. Thanks so much for sharing, Diana! I am looking forward to this monthly feature with great anticipation ❤

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  6. Chilling last line. Beautifully done, Dorinda.

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  7. Oh, a marvelous answer to the challenge! Happy weekend hugs.

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