Haiku for Buried Prayers – poetry by William Park

Haiku for Buried Prayers

the end of winter
willows fur in the chill wind 
and an almond blooms 

near the back fences. 
plums unfold under a streaked 
sky; these words - prayers, 

growing like the roots
of tall oaks. the stars raged in 
the fall horoscope 

the land turned inwards, 
biting and chasing for its
heart. soon comes the spring.

Junwoo (William) Park is a 14-year-old high school sophomore currently attending International School Manila in the Philippines. His work has been recognized by journals such as One Art Poetry, Cathartic Literary Magazine, etc. Aside from creative writing, he frequently enjoys playing football with his friends, watching Netflix, and likes to read.

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