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Maple sapling

maple sapling —

all twelve leaves

orange


Published in Tinywords: Haiku & Other Small Poems, 12/5/03.

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Three in German

Jazzmusiker ―
hoch über den Straßenlärm
steigen die hohen Noten

jazz musician ―
soaring above street noise
the high notes
was ich erinnere
was ich vergesse . . .
Wolken an einem blauen Himmel
the things I remember
the things I forget . . .
clouds in a blue sky
Glückwunsch!
auf dem Banner von Wand zu Wand
sein falsch geschriebener Name
congratulations!
on the wall-to-wall banner
his misspelled name

Published in the German/English e-zine Chrysanthemum, issue 18, page 47 (http://www.bregengemme.net/chrysanthemum/media/Chrysanthemum_18.pdf), on 10/15/15.

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Chickadee

as if the name

were the bird . . .

chickadee


Published in Acorn, fall 2015.

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Chatter of starlings

chatter of starlings

WHOOSH

and then silence

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