The Heron's Nest

Volume XIX, Number 2: June 2017

Haiku — page 3

the sounds and smells
of meat grilling
our nation's birthday

James Chessing
San Ramon, California

dead chameleon
disappearing
into tarmac

David J. Kelly
Dublin, Ireland

scorched paddock
the crow perched
on a ribcage

Gavin Austin
Sydney, Australia

a fly mounting a flypaper fly

Roland Packer
Hamilton, Ontario
Canada

midsummer heat
a water snake
orbits the moon

Seánan Forbes
New York, New York

misshapen by 
    the dead oak fallen on it
        the living tree

john martone
Charleston, Illinois

end of friendship—
bending
a paperclip

Elmedin Kadric
Helsingborg, Sweden

whipstitch—
she goes back
to her ex

Francine Banwarth
Dubuque, Iowa

duckweed
a heron fishes between
the log and a tire

Ali Fasano
Liverpool, New York

the Northern summer
gnats shape
the infinity sign

Nikolay Grankin
Krasnodar, Russia

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