The Heron's Nest

Volume XVII, Number 3: September 2015

Haiku — page 5

just after
the priests' chants—
cuckoo song

Kanchan Chatterjee
Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
India

mango rain
the tea table stretches
the card game

Kanavu Nila
Bangalore, India

hill farms leaning towards
their last
lilac

Burnell Lippy
Danville, Vermont

dried-up daffodils
wads of writer's block
in the waste basket

RaNae Merrill
New York, New York

new graveyard
a lawnmower man pauses
to choose the path

Alexey Andreev
Moscow, Russia

quarreling crows
the fat bellies
of pasture ponies

Lynne Steel
Hillsboro Beach, Florida

poplar silk
wind lifts the mane
of the chestnut stallion

John Barlow
Ormskirk, England

sultry night
the neighbour's cat
begins its caterwaul

Mark Miller
Shoalhaven Heads, New South Wales
Australia

Vedic chants
children's voices rise above
the scolding squirrel's

Angelee Deodhar
Chandigarh, India

Tea by the window
steam and our words pass
through the screen

Carol Purington
Colrain, Massachusetts

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