Saturday, 22 June 2013

mountain top


mountain top
an air of
unreality

previously unpublished



cut down oak
the smell of my dad’s
chess pieces

previously unpublished



all is flux
but
you are still

previously unpublished

Sunday, 16 June 2013

summer dawn


summer dawn
her eyelids
ajar

first published in A Hundred Gourds, June 2013



daydreaming
before a sleepless night
the onset of fall

first published in A Hundred Gourds, June 2013



autumn forest
the sound of woodwind
in my earphones

first published in A Hundred Gourds, June 2013

Saturday, 8 June 2013

fleeting rain


fleeting rain
the smell of dust
hung in the air

previously unpublished



strolling
between the rains
rusty moon

first published in Asahi Haikuist Network, May 2013



parched fields
the first drop of rain
on my lips

previously unpublished