NEFERTITI NEEDS NO GOWN: Dream Haibun by Patricia Kelly
NEFERTITI NEEDS NO GOWN
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
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.)
‘til next time, keep dreaming,
[aka: Patricia Kelly]
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