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Winter 2006, vol 4 no 4

HAIKU

Lorin Ford

 

rockface
a red ochre handprint
above graffiti
 
   
  king tide
the moon snagged
in dune grass
   
night window
the constellation
of shadows
 
   
  siesta
the basil bush humming
with bees
 
skylight
a possum's paw print
on the moon
 
   

Lorin Ford Lorin Ford writes haiku and longer poems in Brunswick, Victoria (Australia), where she has lived since 1976. Her first love was the Seaford beach and foreshore; her second, the timbered valleys and estuary of a small East Gippsland town. Her haiku have appeared in journals and anthologies published in Australia and New Zealand and in journals in Europe, Japan and the USA. Lorin shared equal first prize in the paper wasp Sixth Annual Jack Stamm Haiku Award and was again awarded first prize in the Seventh, in 2006.