I just finished work on the night shift and went topside to get fresh air. No one was one deck, and I could see the Destroyer’s trail of smoke above the glass sea form a circle as we crossed our wake practicing maneuvers in the midnight sun. There was a lonely feeling that came over me just then…

from her dark hip the moon’s curve


4 Responses

  1. William Hise Says:

    Now that brought back some memories to this old sailor. ⚓️

  2. Alma Cole Pesiri Says:

    The haiku alone is mesmerizing, but adding the situation makes it more so.

  3. martin gottlieb cohen Says:

    Thanks William and Alma for your replies! Sorry for the typo (one) on.

  4. Dawn Apanius Says:

    I love the otherworldly-ness.. Ness of this haiku. Magical!

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