Daily Haibun, August 17th – Paper Trails

I’ve spent more time then I want to admit sorting through paper today. Old bills. Advertisements. Notes from school and daycare. Empty envelopes. Newspapers and magazines. Stacks of children’s drawings.

Once I start I can’t quit until every drawer and heaps on desks are reduced to a minimum.

After a while I started to think about what paper’s we leave behind. And for some reason found myself content that together with old tax returns and employment deals. I will leave a whole bunch of notebooks with poetry and stories. And some books that actually have my writing in print.

Old papers tumbling

Spinning into new stories

As leaves in autumn

© RedCat

© RedCat

Read other Haibun’s written for the monthly dVerse prompt by me here.

Read other Daily Haibun’s here.

© RedCat

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