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Winter 2007, vol 5 no 4
 

HAIKU

Roberta Beary

 

in the middle
of the widow's lawn
weeping cherry
 
   
  closer this year
to the garbage can
wild sunflower
   
culling figs
mother and son
speaking again
 
   
  hair of the dog —
in the mirror a trace
of autumn
 
winter sunlight
a priest blesses
father's eyelids
 
   

Roberta Beary Roberta Beary's book of haiku, The Unworn Necklace (Snapshot Press, 2007), won first prize in the Snapshot Press Haiku Collection Competition 2006. She is a finance attorney who lives near Washington, DC with her husband, Frank Stella.

A review of The Unworn Necklace appears in the Review Section of this issue of Simply Haiku.