Haiku – Echoes

echoes from the past
frozen tracks, time and distance
bleeding into now

Dark Phoenix 2002

DP Challenge


And she waited.

The rain fell. And she waited.

Figures passed by below, soft shadows in the misty rainfall. None of them was his. A kick, a reminder of the life within. An ache, a reminder of the empty place in her heart. A tear.

The rain continued to fall. And she waited.