Veiled in Black






Abandoned by death
Life celebrated in joy
Weeping, veiled in black



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Image Credit

© rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012

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About becca givens

Becca is an artist, poet, and animal communicator. She delights in cooking, nurturing, and sharing a rich spiritual life with others on the Path.
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6 Responses to Veiled in Black

  1. dani says:

    i read this one three times ~ you say so much in so few words! my new favorite of yours! ♥

  2. shoreacres says:

    Just lovely, and so evocative. It reminds me of the song, “Long Black Veil”, and also of the sculpture of the grieving angel on the Stanford University campus.

  3. Renee Espriu says:

    I love this. I had to look at your image twice as your words bring her to life.

  4. Whoa! That is a spectacularly wonderful haiku. Powerful.

  5. wightrabbit says:

    Poignant and powerful treatment of a subject that many find difficult to think about!

  6. Haunting…….can have several meanings too. Rich. great work, Becca.

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