Haiku 863, 864

From the poetry collection published in 2021 containing poems written in 2020, The Immediate and No Sooner.

Haiku 863

coiled measuring tape
lies like a satisfied snake
nesting in thread spools

Haiku 864

Two thick wires arrive
at the outlet in the basement.
I plug in my iron.

5 thoughts on “Haiku 863, 864

  1. Both poems are great but I especially enjoyed the snake tape measure. I often reel in the tape so quickly that the metal end bites my fingers so your metaphor feels apt.

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