15 December 2016

apartment/eye


apartment block

the sunset in

a compound eye

 

cloud/tractor


my furrowed brow

& a cloud of gulls

following the tractor

 

hashtag/amwriting


self-writeous

 

this/shadow


even this far

the shadow of

the cathedral

 

in/finity


in pavement frost an elastic band that has fallen into infinity

following/molehills


following a line

of molehills

tO the mOrning mOOn

 

stillness/shoulder


stillness . . .

nudging the wind chimes

with my shoulder

 

literally


AGENDA STUDIES

 

cloud/mountains


cloud mountains

snuck up while

i wasn't looking

 

severn bore


starting to (severn)

bore myself again

it's a tidal thing

 

deciduous


the beauty

the joy & the mess

it's like

i'm deciduous

 

lost/head


several bags

of lost

head nails

 

15 October 2016

tiny haibun 1


LITTORAL INTERPRETATION


Along the shoreline, anglers. Line taut, anchored before the breakers.

Stopping the tide from going out too far. Hauling it back in.


year's end

sun glint in the spin

of the reel

 

tiny haibun 2


WINDFALL DAYS


Storms there have been and storms there will be again. But right now?

Nothing to clatter the wind chimes but my own breezy optimism.


dappled light

we can cut out

the bad bits

 

tiny haibun 3


THE SPARROWS REMAIN UNPERTURBED


She is telling me about his funeral. Her thumbnail picks flakes of black paint

from the handrail. Cloud shadows are sweeping in across the field.


magnolia petals

our eyes adjusting to

the change in light