Each of the students in Gretchen Henderson’s Introduction to Creative Writing class chose a spot in Dahlgren Quad from which to write haiku throughout the fall 2015 semester. The following haiku are by Taylor Harding from “spot 14.” Click through to see the metadata for each haiku or to browse more of Taylor’s spot 14 haiku.
Like a friend you’ve not
seen in years, this spot has changed.
Is this the same place?
From greens to plain grays
and the ink on these pages—
for the loose brick to my left—
“Don’t go there,” she said.
Why can’t I if I want to?
I enjoy falling.
time changed and so did you. Now,
I bid you adieu.