The Moya View

nocturne in pastels for hibakujumoku

Image credit: Pastel dreams by Tara Turner. https://fineartamerica.com/featured/these-pastel-dreams-tara-turner.html

they fall like a strange red bird in a old snare

they fall  like a strange pink koi in an old net

like a shadow of a Cherry blossom on a stagnant pool

like a dying pearl in the depths of the East China Sea

like Akiko Futaba singing forever beneath her casement

these hibakujumoku (a-bomb trees) leaves falling on

Hiroshima seventy seven autumns since the flashing sky.



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    Tenses?

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