Saturday, 27 April 2013

spring meadow


spring meadow
am I
a butterfly’s dream?

previously unpublished



summer breeze
a withered rose sways
with the others

first published in Acorn, spring 2013



the smell of autumn
masturbating on the grave
of the first lover

previously unpublished

Saturday, 20 April 2013

there is no harbour


there is no harbour
the gold green of late summer
floating in the air

previously unpublished



not going gentle
into that good night
bloodshot moon

previously unpublished



your I
and my I
eyeing each other

previously unpublished

Saturday, 13 April 2013

pre-spring mood


pre-spring mood
snowflakes like moths
round the lantern

previously unpublished



driving home
for Easter holidays
a fast day

first published in Asahi Haikuist Network, April 2013



spring vacation
the empty minds fill
with the breeze

previously unpublished

Saturday, 6 April 2013

spring again


spring again
I help my mother
sit up

first published in Frogpond, winter 2013
republished in The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2013



rain on Good Friday
the altar boy wipes kisses
off the crucifix

previously unpublished



old churchyard
a child angel sleeps
on a stone cushion

previously unpublished