A Serious Piece: Mayfly (A Haiku)

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gold wash of twilight
the mayfly’s life is ending
his one sunset fades

(Mayflies are aquatic insects that belong to the same family as dragonflies. They are famous for their short adult lives, which last less than 24 hours. This ephemeral creature has inspired artists and writers for millennia.)

Image from Pixabay © Bergadder 2013

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19 thoughts on “A Serious Piece: Mayfly (A Haiku)

  1. I liked this a lot, Robbie. I am hosting a poetry readathon and showcasing series on my blog robbiesinspiration. I would love you to join in. It will run from 1 December 2018 to 15 January 2019. Let me know if you are interested and I will send you some questions for the post.

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