Day 44 Clock Tower — Haibun Journey View From My Window

From my window tonight I can see the old clock tower on the courthouse. Its round white face like the moon glowing in a black sky. The hours chime night and day but are mostly unheard as we are so engrossed in our noisy lives. Yet when i rise late at night, when all is quiet the hours chime clearly though the silent night.

on a clear dark night the clock tower chimes deep and lonely