December Haiku

something saddens me
about a buffeting wind
on a cloudy night 

ridgeline silhouettes
against lonely gray night skies
real or imagined?

survivor nightmares
mind, why do you forsake now
for those tragic days

colored Christmas lights
make me feel a five year old
in my stomach’s pit

About B Gourley

Bernie Gourley is a writer living in Bangalore, India. His poetry collection, Poems of the Introverted Yogi is now available on Amazon. He teaches yoga, with a specialization in pranayama, and holds a RYT500 certification. For most of his adult life, he practiced martial arts, including: Kobudo, Muay Thai, Kalaripayattu, and Taiji. He is a world traveler, having visited more than 40 countries around the globe.
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1 Response to December Haiku

  1. carryingplace says:

    B., it stays with us. Chris

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