Welcome to Friday Fictioneers! As this is National Haiku Writing Month, I am writing a haibun today. As you may know, a haibun combines prose (often fiction or travel diary) and haiku.
This week’s photo prompt is provided by fellow writer Sandra Crook. Thank you, Sandra!
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How to Tell Time
by Jan Brown
8:15 a.m. Just enough time to check her make-up before the meeting. A high visibility project!
8:20 a.m. Printing the last set of handouts. She’s glad to be leading the conference this time.
8:25 a.m. Running late. Wishes she wasn’t leading the conference this time.
8:30 a.m. Her flight’s delayed—missing the first two hours of the corporate retreat.
8:35 a.m. A rare vacation day. Wasted on doctor’s appointments and tests.
8:40 a.m. Her executive assistant asks what’s wrong.
her favorite dress
how he used to zip the back
now the funeral
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