haibun

| Current Issue | About CHO | Editorial Staff & Guidelines | Submissions | Articles | Archives | Search |
July 2019 Vol. 15 No. 2

| Contents This Issue | Next |


Anna Cates

The Trial Of Mithras

salt desert
a scientist’s Mazda purrs
to a halt

In the beginning, the evil one ruptured the sky’s rampart, bringing havoc, death, and pain . . .

Persia. The fire ritual fire began. The communion meal commenced. Magi arrived with gifts, barsom twigs, and handshakes. Sacrificial bull . . .

blue mountains
the soul thirsty
as the Gobi


logo