Thursday, 8 February 2018

metamorphoses




metamorphoses
of our love
rose petal jam

previously unpublished



tenement house
the hanging gardens
of balconies

previously unpublished



I swerve
to avoid a grasshopper
compassion fatigue

previously unpublished


Friday, 2 February 2018

the black pond



the black pond
in which we drowned
a pair of swans

previously unpublished



a pale woman
in a coffin-like armchair
winter twilight

previously unpublished



just the tip
of an iceberg
January flood

previously unpublished


Thursday, 18 January 2018

winter twilight



winter twilight
I slowly turn
myself off

previously unpublished



looking for someone
to devour
hunger moon

previously unpublished



siren song
pulling me deep
into the earth

previously unpublished


Friday, 5 January 2018

summer noon



summer noon
in you and me the same
heart of darkness

previously unpublished



butt of a Camel
buried in the sand
sound of the sea

previously unpublished



lady autumn
donning her best attire
to get stripped

previously unpublished

Thursday, 28 December 2017

white sheets



white sheets
on the sleeping fields
winter hospital

first published in Przekrój, December 2017



smell of coffee
in my piss
winter drizzle

previously unpublished



the world’s
out of joint
winter full moon

previously unpublished


Friday, 15 December 2017

cows’ tails



cows’ tails
hanging idly
autumn chill

first published in The Heron’s Nest, December 2017



all the wealth
that he left
golden leaves

first published in Tinywords, December 2017



winter rasp
in a crow’s caw
death metal

previously unpublished


Friday, 8 December 2017

falling snow



falling snow
her deep
husky whisper


first published in The Heron’s Nest

republished in The Wonder Code: Discover the Way of Haiku and See the World with New Eyes, Girasole Press, Chappaqua NY, 2017, ed. Scott Mason




a walk with father
the stream slowing down
near the mouth


first published in The Heron’s Nest

republished in They Gave Us Life: Celebrating Mothers, Fathers & Others in Haiku, Middle Island Press, 2017, ed. Robert Epstein