shuttered monastery
the keening
of bell crickets

 

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  1. Alan Summers Says:

    shuttered monastery
    the keening
    of bell crickets

    —Lorraine A Padden

    Fascinating 'sound' haiku as if monks and bhikkhunī (Pali: भिक्खुनी) or bhikṣuṇī (Sanskrit: भिक्षुणी) are reincarnated into crickets, and also perhaps trying to warn us, and mourn us at the same time.

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