The Heron's Nest

Volume XVI, Number 2: June 2014.

Haiku — page 9

the slow progress
of the search boats
egrets taking wing

Garry Eaton
Port Moody, British Columbia

scent of ripe apples when I would practice how to fly

David Boyer
Stamford, Connecticut

autumn dusk—
the orange underbelly
of a slug

Sara Winteridge
Southampton, England

lightning oak
a screech owl's nest
in the breach

Elizabeth Howard
Crossville, Tennessee

Indian summer
the woodpecker pauses
to sing

Robert Gilliland
Austin, Texas

a sound
killing frost

Jeff Hoagland
Hopewell, New Jersey

first kisses
briar buds and skunk cabbage
shedding their frost

Ronald L. Kirkland
Harvest, Alabama

fallen maple leaves
flatten in the rain
cries of southbound geese

Jack Barry
Chesterfield, Massachusetts

fresh linen
my son becomes
a ghost

John McManus
Carlisle, Cumbria

dead wood
the ministry
of wind

Jonathan McKeown
Sydney, Australia

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