Full Moon

An American Sentence – 17 syllables exactly and a complete sentence. Tonight is the full thunder moon or buck moon as is known in Native American Tribes. However it Japan and China, it is the full moon of the hungry ghosts.

 

Full Moon
“The spirits of the dead are all around us, but it is we, the living, that are the true hungry ghosts.” John Dolan

Full moon of the hungry ghosts devour my dreams leaving me lonely, sad.

 

12 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. robtkistner
    Jul 17, 2019 @ 17:38:01

    Cool AS Toni…!

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  2. Margaret Elizabeth Bednar
    Jul 17, 2019 @ 20:43:56

    devouring dreams… yikes. Not the little old lady in the whispy white dress, this ghost!

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  3. merrildsmith
    Jul 18, 2019 @ 06:59:15

    So much in that sentence! I’m going to have to remember that full moon of the hungry ghosts!

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  4. coalblack
    Jul 18, 2019 @ 09:38:30

    You DID just watch “The Others”, didn’t you?! Quick, close the drapes! 😉

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  5. Charmed Chaos
    Jul 18, 2019 @ 11:49:56

    Toni, this is wonderful, and thank you for introducing me to a new form. I gave it a go!

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  6. Susie Clevenger
    Jul 18, 2019 @ 16:38:22

    Full moon of the hungry ghosts…scary. Love the dark feel in your Ag. Fits my current mood.

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    • kanzensakura
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 16:40:40

      I love haiku and knowing that I would get a mixed bag of unhaiku, I decided on the AS. It is a brief and wonderful from that forces one to condense and to make every word count.

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  7. Carrie V. H.
    Jul 19, 2019 @ 11:10:51

    I so love yours Toni! It have me goose bumps! Thank you for broadening our horizons!

    Reply

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