A few new: Haiku 922, Tanka 251, Tanka 252

Here are three short poems from this week. Our library asked for original poems from patrons on the theme of nature, with participants entered into a raffle and having the option of their poems included with book pickups and on the library’s social media. Of course I could not re

Haiku 922

Little green fingertip
beckoning me. I whisper
Hello, daffodil


Tanka 251

Creeping up the wall
my green caterpillar friend
waves his stubby horns
follows a line of mortar.
Angles off. Says no goodbyes.


Tanka 252

Here is the paper
Here is the pair of scissors
I snip away sky
I clip around the March wind
I cut out a daffodil