I have chosen this quote from Kahlil Gibran as the basis for my haibun:
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
We sit in the café a little nervous on our first face to face.
It’s taken a long time to get this far. I was stuck in the Internet world of screen, words and images and she was wanting to contact.
It took a summer to get me organised to be here at this time.
Outside the autumn winds whip the leaves on the sidewalks into swirls and throw them into the path of hurrying commuters.
It had taken a four-hour journey to get here, I hate travel, I dislike being out of my comfort zone but her sweet invitation was to great to ignore.
So here I sit, facing the most beautiful woman in the world, wondering what she sees in an ordinary man such as me.
autumn chills with sweetest friend
relax in her eyes
Written for: http://dversepoets.com/2015/10/05/haibun-monday-2/