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Saturday, April 12, 2008

NEFERTITI NEEDS NO GOWN: Dream Haibun by Patricia Kelly


The Queen's garment arrives from the cleaners. Before I hand it over I tell her I've written her title for it on the white paper covering the hanger, so it won't be forgotten.

Needs No Gown"
long gold lame pleats

A wide dirt road spirals around the inside wall of the archeological dig. A dusty commotion begins at the rim.

knows we murdered her back then

The swaying open curtained pallet on which she's enthroned confronts us. Her regal beauty more contemporary than I would have imagined.

leads a slow parade down
ancient artifacts

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A haibun is a poetic prose paragraph completed by a haiku (it can also be a series of such). This one is from a dream I had the evening of April 3, 2008. (The image is public domain, and I have altered it a little.)

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‘til next time, keep dreaming,


[aka: Patricia Kelly]

****If you wish to copy or use any of my writing or poems, please email me for permission (under “View my complete profile”)****My other blogs ROSWILA’S TAROT GALLERY & JOURNAL and ROSWILA’S TAIGA TAROT, and Yahoo DREAMJIN: Group for Dreamku – Haiku-Like Dream Poems.



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