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Autumn 2005, vol 3 no 3

HAIKU

Julie Thorndyke

 

evening -
through the traffic haze
a darting sparrow

 
 

koalas grunting -
the sound of evening joggers
on the road

  hair falls
as she bends to tie a shoe
              ...the willow

 
 

red apples
in the afternoon light
....fading footsteps

morning sun
through parted curtains -
my eyelids!

 


Julie Thorndyke began writing haiku after attending a FAW workshop given by Yellow Moon editor Beverley George. She has a day job as a librarian but would rather be walking on the beach and writing poetry.


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