Haibun: Truth and Belief

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I grew up with your image.
Now they say you don’t exist.
I walked in your footsteps,
it was all I needed.
I read your words
and they spoke to me
across centuries of time –
as if I was there.

Are you a figment?
Faith covers my ignorance
You speak to me still

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Haiku: Internal Space

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This space is massive
It will fill your mind with awe
Forgotten glory

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Haibun: God is Within

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The 60s came and they declared You dead.
For a time many might have believed it.
But events transpiring ever since
have only convinced me that You are —
and always will be —
that still small voice inside.

Peace and love have gone
Division has gone viral
So I turn to You

copyright Francis Barker 2020