gnomes in the mall


the cavern of a mall, after hours. photography by ssj

there’s no sadder place
than a mall shuttered silent.
green gnomes dream of hay.

Copyright © SSJ  October 2016

Author’s note:  

I like to think of a haiku as subdued poetry that packs a measure of eloquence to successfully deliver an image, a message, an emotion, a thought to the reader. It is no less purposeful than the longer forms of poetry, and if it wants to tell a story, it should be no less telling than the shortest of flash fiction.



About sandstarsblog

wild reader. writer in the wild. technologist at work. not necessarily in that order.
This entry was posted in haiku, photography, poetry and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply