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Winter 2005, vol 3 no 4

HAIKU

Stephen A. Peters

 

autumn leaves---
one by one
the squirrel's pace quickens
 
   
  school playground
the spring wind
plays tetherball
   
morning walk
autumn
follows me everywhere
 
   
  weathered barn---
patches of sunlight
through the roof
 
stuck in traffic
spring clouds
drift by
 
   

Stephen A. Peters lives in the Pacific Northwest, Bellingham, Washington. He has been writing haiku for nine months. He has been published in Ginyu, Saw, paper wasp and Frogpond magazines. He is constantly on the lookout for that special "haiku moment."