The Heron's Nest

Volume XVIII, Number 4: December 2016

Haiku — page 4

one more wave...
my toes curl tighter
around nothing

Shrikaanth Krishnamurthy
Birmingham, United Kingdom

migrant workers—
the bruise-purple perfection
of roadside cherries

Carolyn Hall
San Francisco, California

summer deepens
the ebb and flow
of porch-swing gossip

Lori Olson Randall
Walla Walla, Washington

unpruned roses
more butterflies
than I deserve

Joy Reed MacVane
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

midday sun
the steady ticking of
gorse seedpods

David J. Kelly
Dublin, Ireland

tractor parade—
from a truck window the boots
of a napping cowboy

Chad Lee Robinson
Pierre, South Dakota

dogs
sleeping on the porch
after the war

Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco
Merced, California

still river...
ripples from a watersnake
touch the shore

M. Yuvadeeban
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India

trailing clouds
the bush track gouged
with rivulets

Gavin Austin
Sydney, Australia

fresh lava flow
heat waves wobble
the horizon

Brad Bennett
Arlington, Massachusetts

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