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Haiku for December 2nd

Still light at waking

but pale; sun’s cheek tilts away;

we don’t face ourselves.

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Haiku for November 11th

Half-naked branches,

black, with yellow flags waving

gentle in the wind.

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Haiku for November 4th

Brisk air on my arms.

Colder days come, and the dark,

but this day: fresh, calm.

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Scragamuffin: A New Chapbook on Patreon

Today, I’m sending my patrons a new chapbook–Scragamuffin. I didn’t intend to write another chapbook; it just sort of happened. Unfortunately, we lost another one of our cats, and this one was only nine. So, it’s been kind of a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Haiku Roundup for September 2021

The cats cuddle close wanting the warmth of my skin offering their fur. No leaves sprouting yet, but the warmer, longer light promises they’ll come. Crowded coffee shops overheated in the rain  of broken voices. Sunset mid-evening lights over the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Haiku Roundup for August 2021

I posted this a few years ago, but I think it’s worth posting again. A while back, during a phase when I was having trouble writing fiction, a friend of mine showed me a haiku they’d been working on. I … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Haiku for Friday, December 13th

Unmoored, I’m a stone

pitching through bottomless dark

from nothing, toward–

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A Haiku for Monday, December 5th

Soon, the cold solstice

will spin us back toward the sun.

Until then, I nest.

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A Haiku for Thursday, November 21st

Winter-whitened sun
makes a cold, pretty morning–
gentle, short-lived light.
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A Haiku for Saturday, November 1st

The cold that nestles,
knits a blanket, lights a fire,
turns you toward yourself.
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