Fraiku: Equinox

Sun skims horizon one last day
in the Arctic— a failed experiment
to untilt the planet


(For this week’s Living Poetry Prompt, though I only used two of the three words supplied and, of course, Wednesday’s Equinox. Happy Autumn to my fellow Northern Hemispherians.)

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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10 Responses to Fraiku: Equinox

  1. Ominous foretelling beautifully written.

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  2. ivor20 says:

    An intriguing concept Bart ..

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  3. JeanMarie says:

    You did the right thing to not be a slave to the prompt. They are just jumping off places anyway. Am I right? Untilt is odd. Destroy doesn’t fit. Good job.

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