Carpe Diem Ghost Writer #23, “Honor the Little Creatures”
write a haibun in which you honor those little creatures.
for your fleas too,
the night must be long,
it must be lonely
With sense of determination, the ants carry crumbs
of food, slowly making their way to the top
of a hill, where some will nest in the fold
of leaves. Their colonies thrive on hard
work, and ancient knowledge of farming.
Tiny, but tenacious, they continue along,
hoping not to be crushed.
Carry fifty times their weight
We see tiny pests