hearing sounds (haibun)

when I close my eyes,
brings me back in time
her voice soothes me

her voice soothes me haiga
June 22, 1926 – Dec. 2, 2014

 

Snippets of her presence slip into dreams when least expected. Sometimes her shadow appears  in the most unlikely moments, and yet I know it is she…

mom

scent of Givenchy
taking in her playful laugh
visits in my dreams

parfum de Givenchy
enveloppé par son rire taquin
rendez-vous dans mes rêves

© Tournesol ’15/12/02

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13 thoughts on “hearing sounds (haibun)

  1. It’s always fascinated me how our memory works .. a whiff of perfume and a whole scene opens up, including sensory feelings, like perhaps a warm breeze … just beyond perception. lovely haibun and loved lookin at your photos of your Mom.

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