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Winter 2007, vol 5 no 4
 

HAIKU

Robert Wilson

 

sunrise . . .
it's what her
shadow doesn't say
 
   
  autumn . . .
a shadow passes
over my foot
   
who's louder,
the wren or
my daughter?
 
   
  dry grass . . .
my mother's
final breath
 
harvest moon . . .
a mother washes
her newborn
 
   

Robert Wilson Robert Wilson is the owner and managing Editor of Simply Haiku, a columnist for Teacher Librarian Magazine, the director of a community day school, and a poet. He lives in the Philippines and California, near Yosemite National Park.


Photograph by Krystal Edman-Wilson
Coulterville/Groveland, CA USA