Sunday, 27 May 2012

ruined chapel


ruined chapel
Jesus on the cross
hangs on


previously unpublished



ready to love
now that I have
no neighbours

previously unpublished



thinking of you
in darkness
my long headlights

previously unpublished

Sunday, 20 May 2012

country cottage


country cottage
the host apologizes
for every convenience
 

first published in Asahi Haikuist Network, May 2012



mispronouncing
the victim’s name
the newscaster smiles

previously unpublished



idle words
faded flags fray
in the wind
 
previously unpublished

Saturday, 12 May 2012

gusts of spring


gusts of spring
the gauzy dress clings
to her body

previously unpublished



sleety night
crickets chirp on the farm
of reptile food

previously unpublished



bonking a goddess
from the neighbouring village
the toll of church bells

previously unpublished