Tag Archives: humour

Senryu

  eggshells the therapist’s wobbly heels   her wet tee shirt rock limpets   white wedding— the bride shrouded in a cloud of doubt   détente— a storm blows down my neighbour’s fence   aurora borealis crème de menthe on … Continue reading

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Senryu

  closet skeleton I agree to remember it her way   steamy subway I lean away from an armpit   coffee date I learn his life history in an hour   skinny dipping– a beaver moon bathes in the sea   bikini girl – he pulls in his beer gut   Failed Haiku Journal of Senryu April 2017 http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue16.pdf

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haibun

Elocution lessons   Elocution lessons are a necessity for a strict upbringing. The posh tutor made us recite the following until we were catatonic: “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled … Continue reading

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senryu

divorce his side of the bed has more room than mine   Alzheimer’s she buys another snow globe   mini skirt the wind whistles through the arcade   I caress his body in a spirit of ecstasy Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud … Continue reading

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Senryu

    downsizing plans the split in the bosses trousers   alzheimer’s ward in a moment our souls meet within   lumpy socks stepping on my to-do list   tangled up in blue arrested again on a protest march   … Continue reading

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Haibun

  Light Emitting Invasion He stopped the car to check a sat nav malfunction. He heard a pulsating sound. Through the trees, he saw a strange, rotating, multicoloured light. “A UFO!” he exclaimed. Recalling accounts of radiation burns from such … Continue reading

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