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So this is what I’ve been missing

November 11, 2022
By EmilyTheKiwi PLATINUM, Flemington, New Jersey
EmilyTheKiwi PLATINUM, Flemington, New Jersey
24 articles 1 photo 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
“Picture a wave. In the ocean. You can see it, measure it, its height, the way the sunlight refracts when it passes through. And it's there. And you can see it, you know what it is. It's a wave.

And then it crashes in the shore and it's gone. But the water is still there. The wave was just a different way for the water to be, for a little while. You know it's one conception of death for Buddhists: the wave returns to the ocean, where it came from and where it's supposed to be."
-The Good Place


And for a moment,

I can hear my own breathing,

For the storm has passed.


The author's comments:

Being able to take a deep breath and reflect is what produced this poem. I knew a haiku would be the perfect way to convey that.


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on Nov. 16 2022 at 11:38 am
LiteraryMe PLATINUM, Dayton, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
“The earth has music for those who listen.” —William Shakespeare

So true about the haiku being a great way to express this! Great job!