Archive for haiku

Buds

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , on August 9, 2020 by dc

Buds blare like trumpets
Heralding the swing of Spring
All brassy and ripe

The Family Tree

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 24, 2020 by dc

The family tree
Sheds leaves whilst stretching for light
Unkempt and constant

Ophiuchus

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 14, 2020 by dc

The stars readjust
A new snake shimmers silver
And rattles its dust

Tomorrow

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , on June 17, 2020 by dc

Fake farmers pouring
Unctuous serums into flasks
As the dawn sky moos

Manchester, February

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 2, 2020 by dc

Rain tuts on the roof
Winter keeps growling at Spring
And the dawn just yawns

Pull Factors

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 11, 2020 by dc

Those tropical winds
Wafting out of cheap heaters
Turn dreams inside out

Winter Arrives

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , , on November 18, 2019 by dc

The maps of dried veins
A year of turning colours
Now we fade as one

The Pitch

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 20, 2019 by dc

The mould was broken
An asterism collapsed
And now it’s just you

Leaves

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 17, 2019 by dc

Cascading leaves dance
Shimmering in the sun spots
Fragile as they sway.

Morn

Posted in Poetry with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 17, 2019 by dc

The graveyard coughs mist
As church gates sit electric
Blanched in heaven’s rust.