On the river – – troiku



On the river

lights float to the horizon

the dead rejoice

© Basho


on the river

we return to the ocean

borne by the flow


lights float to the horizon—

spirits dream

memories in the mist


the dead rejoice


with the ocean


Carpe Diem’s Weekend Meditation #3 offers Basho’s above haiku for writing a Troiku  (poem consisting of three haikus each starting with a line of a chosen haiku poem).

© 2017 Ontheland

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