Category Archives: Haiku

Fall prayer

Birds at the feeder A congregation of wings They pray on the wind

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Season Opener

When they snap the ball My wild-eyed happy father Will shout like a boy

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Watching the current

My anxiety Borne of experiences You can never know    

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For Grandmom, 93 today

She slips on the world Our easy living room waltz Goes the way of time When I was a little girl, we’d visit my grandmother at her apartment. She’d put on records and teach us to box step. She could … Continue reading

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Feed the Poor

Homeless man with grapes Gives me a handful, his kind Eyes ask for nothing

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Orb weaver

A spider travels Long distance,from tree to tree, Trapping all she can

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Done

I am done caring Midnight storms run upriver Your windows are down

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Thunder, 2 am

Listening for the rain Your heart pounds away from mine Nothing here for me

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At the shore

1. Children chasing gulls As if they might ever land Strong wind comes ashore 2.  My boy brings me shells Proof of this wonderful world Grey whorl in his hand 3. Men build sand castles Children catch enormous waves Sand … Continue reading

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Eaten by Bear

Watch me finish this Close like nobody’s business Nothing here for me

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