Shadorma 143

From Unpredictable Hue, 2019.

The seasons turn.

143.
arrived and
in the dark and cold
yet I know
tomorrow
the shy sun inching closer
sits down beside me
12/21/18

Haiku 641

From the collection Unpredictable Hue, published in 2019.

641.
holiday shoppers.
hands reach for cans of mincemeat.
no one likes mincemeat.
12/20/18

Shadorma 144, 149

From Unpredictable Hue, 2019.

144.
Drainpipe curves
up and to the right
Straights itself
picks up speed.
Galvanized run to the roof.
Mouth open. Thirsty.
12/27/18
149.
Eleven
aloe plants lined up
windowsill
sun-seekers
in four-inch pots that next year
will pinch at the roots.
12/27/18