Sunday, 29 January 2012

sharp wind


sharp wind
moving through blades
of grass

previously unpublished



stone statue
of a philosopher
his scruffy beard

previously unpublished



little girl
telling her doll
to shut up

previously unpublished

Thursday, 19 January 2012

basilica


basilica
I kneel to lace
my shoe up

previously unpublished



so small
and already a Buddha
lizard on a stone

previously unpublished



never mind
everyone’s becoming
a Buddha

previously unpublished

Thursday, 12 January 2012

darker days


darker days
the fog enters
through closed windows

first published in Asahi Haikuist Network, November 2011



autumn wind
bare-headed among
naked trees


previously unpublished



clouds gliding
over the glazed sky
icy wind


previously unpublished

Tuesday, 3 January 2012

New Year's Eve


New Year’s Eve
after dry Champagne
a damp squib

previously unpublished



New Year
your days too
are numbered

previously unpublished



analyzing
end of year results
I miss you

previously unpublished