Monday, 19 September 2011

science museum


science museum
the toilet cistern
out of order
 
previously unpublished



child’s game
wanting to be back
to square one

previously unpublished



blowing to spread
dandelion seeds
my only son

previously unpublished

Monday, 12 September 2011

poor donkey


poor donkey
almost made
itself hoarse

previously unpublished


summer twilight
so passed another day
of my immortality

previously unpublished


class reunion
returning to the old
pecking order

previously unpublished

Monday, 5 September 2011

playing chess



playing chess
with a new neighbour
got mated

previously unpublished



fairground
the ant is pulling
my leg

previously unpublished



just a quick visit
to hear about
my shortcomings

first published in Asahi Haikuist Network, April 2011