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Michael Ketchek

Michael Ketchek was born in Detroit in 1954. He lives in Rochester, NY with his wife, Penel, and son Alex, who is 8. His haiku have appeared in numerous magazines since 1986, and in several anthologies, including Haiku Moment and Haiku World.

wind blown snow
never quite covers
the branch's shadow

a bit of wilted kale
above the snow

ruffed grouse
its little peaked head
bobs in roadside weeds

February thaw
the snowbank melted down
to December's snow

all those grandma hours
woven into those dozens
of black braids

Michael Ketchek
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