The Heron's Nest

Volume XVIII, Number 3: September 2016

Haiku — page 9

summer's end
the lifeguard watches
an empty pool

Caleb Williams
Houston, Texas

boyhood friend
the shadow of my bike
on his grave

Garry Eaton
Port Moody, British Columbia

hill after hill of olive trees
the warmth of the day
on my handlebars

Ben Moeller-Gaa
St. Louis, Missouri

stiff breeze
each darning needle
clings to its grass

Barbara Ungar
Saratoga Springs, New York

cave walls—
the lost tongues
of ochre figures

Mark Miller
Shoalhaven Heads
New South Wales

late day-light
the belly of a gull
as it glides

Adrian Bouter
Gouda, The Netherlands

a blackbird's song
fills the clearing

o g aksnes
Toensberg, Norway

box of ashes
the road edged
with road-colored birds

Joyce Clement
Bristol, Connecticut

autumn equinox
a milkweed seed catches
on a milkweed pod

Alan S. Bridges
Littleton, Massachusetts

autumn leaves
old broom losing itself
bristle by bristle

Edward J. Rielly
Westbrook, Maine

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