Haiku from the beach

Pelicans glide Wingtips to water Leaving me behind. I am happy. The sea sighs beside me: My footprints will wash away. Shrimpers pull nets Smelling of fish Into the clouds. Glistening arcs, Children dive Into white cresting waves. I squint. The ocean Commands my whole view. Crash! Surf pounds at my feet. A shrimp boat spreads nets … Continue reading Haiku from the beach

November haiku

Curled leaf hangs from a barren twig- a brown bat, sleeping. At the bus stop, my breath in white clouds my nose a red cherry. Black crow perches on a bone white branch. Watching. Ruffled lichens, like green ravioli, bloom on wet stone. Sun shines through naked trees, wintry patterns of light. Extracting words, I … Continue reading November haiku