Sharpening the Green Pencil – first commendation

asked to give
yet another eulogy
biting wind

Judges’ comments – First commendation

The word “another” deepens the sadness here. We can imagine a time of war or sickness, or a place and time where many elderly people happen to be dying, and how this takes an emotional toll on the person asked to provide so many eulogies.

Sharpening the Green Pencil Haiku Contest 2020

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