Despair: Ligo Haibun Challenge

It was the bright colors of the fall leaves that reminded him of where he was. This is where he was raised. He had to come back one last time. Father, Mother, and Younger Sister were here, waiting his visit. Some bright leaves and uncut grass marked their place.

A new season starts

Years past like forgotten dreams

He makes the first step

Author: Danny James

β€œTravel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

20 thoughts on “Despair: Ligo Haibun Challenge”

  1. Welcome to the haibun world πŸ™‚ I enjoyed your piece. It is not easy to convey so much in so few words. Very well done πŸ™‚

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  2. I echo Penny here, leaving no doubt about the feelings expressed. There was much emotion and power in few words. The writing felt therapeutic – thanks for coming on board.

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  3. Hello Danny, I enjoyed your haibun, very much. Well written, vivid and clear, yet provocatively emotional, leaving no doubt as to the feelings being felt and why. Thank you for sharing!

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