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‘writing on the wall’ haiku in 3 languages!


writing on the wall
the drum beat grows

écriture sur le mur
le rythme du tambour s’accélère
scriere pe perete –
ritmul tobei se accelerează
cu rapiditate

Virginia Popescu posts paintings on her FB page and invites poets to write a haiku on them. I wrote this haiku to go with Rembrandt‘s Balthazar’s Feast, and Virginia translated it into French and Romanian! Thanks, Virginia!

It is also a response to the NaHaiWriMo prompt: drums