mid-spring in Hiroshima-
a withered sprout
in a potsherd
About the Author
A picture of how the atomic bomb attack in 1945 tore Hiroshima into “potsherds” and left its land plagued.
Blessmond Alebna Ayinbire writes from his hometown, Bolgatanga in Ghana. He is a nursing student with so much love for poetry. Some of his long verse and haiku poetry have appeared in the Lunaris Review Journal, Frogpond Magazine, Lincoln Underground Journal and many others.
About the Illustrator
Arushi Gupta is a 20-year-old alien studying to be a dentist in Chandigarh. She is a die-hard otaku and wishes to go to Japan soon. You can find her singing Japanese songs, making some artsy concoction or taking weird photographs in the streets of Chandigarh. You can find her works here.
Blessmond’s Haiku is one of the many amazing submissions we have received for the third edition of the literary collection The Machinery.
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