Saturday, 21 March 2015

late September



late September
a sudden rain
rushes the dusk

first published in The Heron’s Nest, March 2015



snuffed out candles
the lingering scent
of her life

first published in The Heron’s Nest, March 2015



turning the tip
of the balance
spring equinox

first published in Asahi Haikuist Network, March 2015


Saturday, 7 March 2015

blackbird’s song



blackbird’s song
her eyes one shade darker
than the dusk

first published in A Hundred Gourds, March 2015



the rowan lantern
burning in the dusk
a roe’s somber eyes

first published in A Hundred Gourds, March 2015



using the dark
as a tongue
deep autumn

first published in A Hundred Gourds, March 2015