Monday, 3 August 2020

barefoot

 

barefoot
the rain dances
in uncut grass

first published in Presence, August 2020




unbutton your navel sultry afternoon

first published in Bones, July 2020




sightseeing a fifth church without a god

first published in Bones, July 2020

 


Friday, 10 July 2020

the spring wind



the spring wind
stroking my head
over mum’s grave

first published in Polish in Papierowy Żuraw, April 2020



an old man
frozen beside the fountain
August heat

first published in Polish in Papierowy Żuraw, April 2020



global warming
a fly in the amber
moves its wings

first published in Polish in Przekrój, June 2020


Friday, 19 June 2020

April sunshine



April sunshine
mother buried underground
liked sunbathing

first published in Autumn Moon Haiku Journal, June 2020



this is where
I come to be
rye fields in June

first published in Autumn Moon Haiku Journal, June 2020



a Slavic shrine
forgotten gods
pray to me


Friday, 5 June 2020

song thrush chicks



song thrush chicks
singing the new world
a prima vista



I agree
to cookies
Sunday afternoon

first published in Frogpond, spring/summer 2020



a mask imprint
on her tired face
spring breeze

The Haiku Foundation Kukai – Honorable Mention, April 2020


Friday, 22 May 2020

waking up



waking up
among apple blossoms
Gregor Samsa



spring shower
her pubic mound smells
of a wet meadow



young summer
she parts her lips
to say hello


Thursday, 30 April 2020

silence at dusk



silence at dusk
a heron’s cry bounces off
the mirror of water

first published in Cattails, April 2020



candlelit dinner
the liver spots
on her hands

first published in Cattails, April 2020



tourists in Luxor
the scent of the body balm
from an old lady

first published in Cattails, April 2020


Friday, 17 April 2020

spring morning



spring morning
the blind cat
is all ears

first published in Chrysanthemum, April 2020



floodwaters
geese swimming
from shop to shop

first published in Chrysanthemum, April 2020



departing autumn
a rearward-facing seat
by the train window

first published in Acorn, April 2020