Haiku. Insomnia

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I wasn’t going to post a haiku after reading all of the requirements for pure haiku. But then I decided I don’t have to follow the rules to the letter, so here’s one from me, for what it’s worth.

sleep time…. tap leaking

subdued, regular drop…. plop….

thunder in my brain

© Jane Paterson Basil

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27 thoughts on “Haiku. Insomnia

        1. I would have taken a stroll to your blog already, but the phone keeps ringing and life-changing news is circulating around my family. Just a normal day around here. I’m on my way to you right now.

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    1. Thanks. It’s funny how you get an idea, spend ages getting it right, preview it on your post, realise it’s terrible and completely change the words in the space of a couple of minutes, and suddenly it works.

      Or is that just me?

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      1. I’m not sure what it is that wakes me up. Used to be hot flushes, but I seem to have those sorted at the moment! I’d say a guilty conscious, but I’m afraid I’m WAY too boring for that 🙂

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