A haiku

Quake A haiku
Image by Andrew Martin from Pixabay

Nature stills, breaths held

earth shudders and grinds within

then stillness, waiting

I live in California earthquake country, and the Loma Prieta quake in 1989 was the most powerful quake I’ve experienced. It lasted the longest 20 seconds of my life and was measured at 6.9 on the Richter scale. Striking on October 17 at 5:04 p.m. in the Santa Cruz Mountains just…



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Patricia Haddock

Patricia Haddock

Writer, editor, coach helping people move from where they are to where they want to be. Find me at Mind Cafe, Illumination, Coffee Times. & pat@phaddock.com.