Haiku 715, Tanka 129, Haiku 716

Haiku 715

the old professor
until the moths got to him
still cowed his students


Tanka 129

no secret passage
no phantoms rousing panic
no ectoplasm.
The home inspection seals it.
No deal. Not haunted enough.


Haiku 716

hip bump stars on left
sweep-arm brush-off moon on right
and cloud sidles by