“silent, in the dark” – Senryu / Haiku

silent, in the dark
twenty bodies breathe. in. out.
armed intruder drill
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I do confess there was a little phone watching that was not strictly kosher in such things, but the silence was impressive, because it is so rare.

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“free as a firework” July 4th Haiku

free as a firework,
lonesome as a country song;
independence day
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No, I haven’t been listening to any Katy Perry today, but did listen to a lot of George Strait 🙂