SeptHaikuWriMo 12

We will never know
if spectacular sunsets
are the result of

looking in the past
too intently to expect
particles drifting

out of horizon
to retrospect the future
haze obscures the sun

somewhere there is fire
vanishing from there to here
until immanent

the blaze outlasts us

By Joshua Keiter

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