The Heron's Nest

Volume XVIII, Number 2: June 2016

Haiku — page 9

creosote
the smell of the docks
where I learned to fish

James Chessing
San Ramon, California

tranquil bay
a weekend father
stretching his line

Carl Seguiban
Burnaby, British Columbia
Canada

river watching
at flood tide
the osprey

J. Zimmerman
Santa Cruz, California

cumulonimbus—
the slow grind of continents
beneath my feet

Sandra Simpson
Tauranga, New Zealand

cattle egrets cross
the country road
along with the cow

K. Ramesh
Chennai, India

tree-fort tree
a stirring
in the fairy ferns

Michele Root-Bernstein
East Lansing, Michigan

grandma's funeral
her own gladioli
on the altar

Greg Piko
Yass, Australia

lake edge
a cloud floats
out of my pocket

André Surridge
Hamilton, New Zealand

bushfires
    the tide of godwits
turning

Lorin Ford
Melbourne, Australia

rolling blackout
prayer candles shadow
our children's faces

Joe McKeon
Strongsville, Ohio

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