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Spring 2006, vol 4 no 1

HAIKU

Colin S Jones

 

this heat!
that hummingbird sips from
a red-hot poker
 
   
  a fly buzzes
in the heat...
neither will last
   
blossoms fall
from my lover's ear...
picnic
 
   
  little man
in a boat...
rosebud
 
my beloved carping...
the stork
stands silently
 
   

Colin S Jones Colin S Jones is thirty-six and lives in Aberdeen, Scotland. He has an MA in Gaelic and an MLitt in Scottish and Irish History. He is currently working as a community outreach worker.