Sunday, 24 June 2012

hospital ward


hospital ward
a patch of sunlight
climbs the wall

previously unpublished



suddenly lost
the children playing
hide and seek

previously unpublished



the crow’s feet
around her eyes
barren fields

previously unpublished

Sunday, 10 June 2012

summer rain


summer rain
the naked statue
steaming

first published in Modern Haiku, summer 2012



tumor malignus
that ancient language
not yet dead

first published in Modern Haiku, summer 2012



late afternoon
a thin shadow
of her former self

previously unpublished

Monday, 4 June 2012

wrong time


wrong time
the old folks busy
with their dying

previously unpublished



marking time
the sweep hand shines
for a second

previously unpublished



bullet train
I take a nap
to kill the time

previously unpublished