Tag Archives: street

Night Run – Tanka Sequence

  Night Run   street lights fight the darkness a clenched fist of wind slams litter against a wall   neon light splinters across my eyes like sun stabbing through shattered glass   adrenalin flows through me like wildfire eyes … Continue reading

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Senryu – Prune Juice

  lumps in the mattress all the jobs I’ve left undone   sighing wind yesterday’s news all around the street     backyard burning the neighbours’ row dwindles to dawn     homebrew a taste of algae in the demijohn … Continue reading

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Tanka – Skylark

  a nonchalant fox passes me in the street I am the interloper in this nightworld   paper poppies for peace somewhere else another war another cemetery   Skylark 13, 7:1 summer 2019 http://skylarktanka.weebly.com/store.html

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Haiku – Failed Haiku

  family reunion I add hot spices to the mulled wine     foreign map the taxi driver’s prominent veins     heatwave the uber driver says my street is cool     Easter egg I gaze into a vacuum … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place – sidewalk sights

  black friday a crow gorges on thrown-away fries Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog A Sense of Place, sidewalk sights November 28, 2018 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/11/28/a-sense-of-place-city-sidewalk-sight/?fbclid=IwAR1rMRZQypkzK1U3Vhkyove-O32voTnTyRaPuDhw6b8eRMcSP_F6IHSA0Y4

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Tanka – Red Lights

  coronation year – a monkey dances on the organ while mother shows me off in the street   the blackbird ends its song in the quiet afternoon I place violets on mother’s grave   © Martha Magenta Red Lights … Continue reading

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