Sunday, 22 September 2013

chill of dawn


chill of dawn
the scarlet tea steaming
like fresh blood

previously unpublished



sad, sad void
love ejaculated
from my body

previously unpublished



just a dream
but with a tendency
for constipation

previously unpublished

Sunday, 15 September 2013

wanderlust


wanderlust
a snail blazes a trail
on the moonlit stone

first published in A Hundred Gourds, September 2013



shall we not care
the smell of sawdust
in the spring rain

first published in A Hundred Gourds, September 2013



one night stand
a log in the fireplace
breaks in half

first published in A Hundred Gourds, September 2013

Sunday, 8 September 2013

autumn walk


autumn walk
the wind stirs my hair
and leaves

previously unpublished



moonlit evening
I walk past
my bedtime

first published in Asahi Haikuist Network, September 2013



falling snow
her deep
husky whisper

first published in The Heron’s Nest, September 2013

Sunday, 1 September 2013

September evening


September evening
I read some wine
and sip the poems

previously unpublished



bitter-sweet wind
with the first falling leaves
last butterflies

previously unpublished



hot dry wind
the sound of the sea
deep in the woods

first published in Asahi Haikuist Network, August 2013