Sunday, 27 October 2013

retirement


retirement
the caterpillar reaches
the stem’s end

first published in Modern Haiku, autumn 2013



early morning
the delicate smell
of light

first published in Acorn, autumn 2013



Pan of autumn fields
the wind whistling
on an empty bottle

previously unpublished

Saturday, 19 October 2013

day of the dead


day of the dead
a black umbrella
dries in the hallway

first published in Chrysanthemum, October 2013



dead of night
the hand under my head
doesn’t feel mine

first published in Chrysanthemum, October 2013



an old copy
of Knut Hamsun’s Hunger
the grease marks

previously unpublished

Saturday, 5 October 2013

when I woke up


when I woke up
the dinosaur was there
no more

previously unpublished



like a sword
you can’t hurt
yourself

previously unpublished



all you need
is love
and money

previously unpublished