The Heron's Nest

Volume XVII, Number 2: June 2015

Haiku — page 6

another winter—
the welcome mat
worn thin

Ruth Holzer
Herndon, Virginia

winter zoo
a gorilla turns
its back to the crowd

Meik Blöttenberger
Hanover, Pennsylvania

swirling wind
the salty tongue
of my snow boot

Bill Cooper
Richmond, Virginia

winter's last rain
the scent of skunk
in my eyes

Jeff Hoagland
Hopewell, New Jersey

the sound
of meltwater
wood frogs

Jeff Hoagland
Hopewell, New Jersey

open cage
the breast feather left behind

Garry Eaton
Port Moody, British Columbia

spring equinox
scraping off the shovel
with the hoe

Robert Gilliland
Austin, Texas

frosted furrows
an old mare's whinny
silvers the air

Claire Everett
Northallerton, North Yorkshire

painted bunting
its shadow
still black

Michael Feinstein
Vashon, Washington

clouds fringed with rain...
the pony's pregnant belly
brushes sweet clover

Chad Lee Robinson
Pierre, South Dakota

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