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Monday, March 01, 2021


Six Haiku
by Geoffrey A. Landis
the great pause:
a year for learning patience:
streets are quiet

this is what matters:
you show your love with distance
alone, together

together, apart
attention to what matters:
distance shows your love

the space between us
shows our love:
a year of isolation

a year for introverts
ready to go out;
stay inside

a year for learning patience
year of distancing
find inner reserves

Geoffrey A. Landis is a poet, science-fiction writer and scientist. His poetry appears in places from ArtCrimes to The Year’s Best Fantasy, and he is the author of two poetry collections: Iron Angels from VanZeno Press and The Book of Whimsy from NightBallet. In his spare time, he fences épée, because he likes to stab strangers with a sword.