The Heron's Nest

Volume XVIII, Number 2: June 2016

Haiku — page 1

daybreak...
a ruffled feather
falls from the sky

Duro Jaiye
Hirakata, Japan

living alone
a centipede under
the flowerpot

john martone
Charleston, Illinois

bee-loud morning
the scent
of orange blossom

Nathalie Buckland
Nimbin, New South Wales
Australia

older marriage
the gentle choreography
of breakfast

Hilary Tann
Schenectady, New York

all those decades
of billowing gauze emptying
into our room

Burnell Lippy
Danville, Vermont

squash blossoms
on starvation ridge
dry with the breeze

Tyler Pruett
Augusta, Maine

after the muezzin's call
a market din turns off
shed by shed

Barnabas I. Adeleke
Okuku, Osun State
Nigeria

garden party
father talks to his plants
before guests arrive

Kala Ramesh
Pune, India

stonehenge—
scent of lemon
from the hotel soap

Roberta Beary
Bethesda, Maryland

slow thunder
a lizard's ribs pressed
against concrete

Polona Oblak
Ljubljana, Slovenia

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