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Spring 2007, vol 5 no 1

HAIKU

susan delphine delaney

 

sugar moon
a clear bead
on the broken twig
 
   
  spring gust
pear petals
on my teeth
   
blue sky
listening to a tape
on clouds
 
   
  fluttering birthtrance
the swallowtail
lays her eggs
 
sultry predawn
the taillights
of a taxi
 
   

Susan Delphine Delaney Susan Delphine Delaney MD, MS is a psychiatrist living in Plano, Texas. She has a private practice in Plano, where she is assisted by her therapy dog, Laura. She also works with homeless mentally ill persons in Dallas two days a week.

Susan's poetry has appeared in Woodnotes, Tundra, Heron, Frogpond, Modern Haiku, Lynx, SxSE, World Haiku Review, Simply Haiku, bottlerockets, the Basho Festival Haiku Anthology ('03, '04, '05), Firepearls, Inside Out: Haiku and Dreams, and small canyons.