The moon is somewhere
rising through the snowy night,
the Nibelung's ring.
visiting the eldest son
who's now on his own
The shadow following me
is getting longer.
"Haiku Wall", Quarterly National HSA Meeting, Bend, Oregon, 2011
Horst Ludwig is em. Professor of German at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, U.S.A. Further biographical notes: