Elevator Tanka

featured in the poetry forum November 14, 2015  :: 0 comments

cut-glass profile
black asymptotes
your eyes on an askew tie
Picasso’s geometry
in the elevator box

editors note:

A cubist’s love line; ever approaching, never to meet. – mh clay

River Ouse Haiku

featured in the poetry forum September 28, 2014  :: 0 comments

sky heavy with stones
the lighthouse under the waves
the wake of her soul

editors note:

Such leaves a delightful haiku hole… to fill with hope. – mh

Over the Haikuku’s Nest

featured in the poetry forum February 21, 2013  :: 0 comments

cha cha cha
the sway of her
hip hip hips

your inner jungle a maze
this thick thick thick
lost machete

crazy swirl
her heart is beating beating beating
about the crush

editors note:

She’s got a crippling crush; haiku love bird swing that blade and dance, dance, dance. – mh

Tess Haiku

featured in the poetry forum July 2, 2012  :: 0 comments

blood on the ceiling
Tess runs after her angel
hell bent for leather

editors note:

To the Tess’s of the world: Keep those windows closed and you’re sure to bag your angel, in time. For the rest, use rubber gloves and bleach. – mh