Friday, 26 April 2019

death next door

death next door
all the family
she never saw

Published in A Moment's Longing HSA Members' Anthology 2019 page 31

death next door
the old house
grows cold

death next door
at last
a family gathering

death next door
that was
her last Christmas

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Monday, 15 April 2019

Sunday, 14 April 2019

high speed train
fleeting glimpses
of other lives

my reflection
my father’s nose
my goodness!
the removal men
at our wobbly bed

Published (2019) in Failed Haiku Volume 4, Issue 41 p. 118

Living Senryu Anthology
the old man
and his cage
walking the bird*

older men in China take their caged birds to the park and then socialise with friends while the cages are hung in the trees
hutong toilet
two men squatting
in full view

Friday, 5 April 2019

a warm breeze
wafts plum blossom
into reiwa*

Published by the Asahi Haikuist Network 3 May 2019

*the new era on the Chrysanthemum Throne in Japan; possible meaning 'auspicious peace'.

Living Haiku Anthology

glancing up a blue tit gone