“A Few Haiku (13)”

(c) 2021 by Michael L. Utley


Those who lost their way
In Aokigahara
Must be remembered



In the sea of trees
Koto and shamisen play
Sorrowful dirges



When the mist is thick
I can’t see the whip-poor-wills
Calling out to me



The cold moon sails on
A black sea of bitter stars
Wake of cosmic tears



Early morning mist
In the green konara copse
Forest holds its breath



Autumn has no shame
Strips away the world’s facade
Exposes our sins

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