Halloween Haiku

Ginkgo tree in autumn

The modest ginkgo
adorns herself in splendor
for All Hallows’ Eve.


NOTES:  All Hallows’ Eve begins the 3-day observance of All Hallows’ Tide, dedicated to remembering the dead, including the saints, martyrs, and faithful departed.

According to current statistics from Open Doors, each month around the world, 322 Christians are killed for their faith,

 

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