October 2003, Volume 1, Number 4

Carlos Colon

Carlos Colon, a reference librarian in Shreveport, Louisiana, is the author of nine chapbooks including Mountain Climbing and Clocking Out, two collections of haiku and concrete poetry. He is a member of the Haiku Society of America, for which he edited Voices and Echoes, the 2001 members' anthology. Colon also is the editor of Shreve Memorial Library's Electronic Poetry Network and Sunday at Four, a local literary magazine published by The Trapped Truth Society.

paying bills
a chocolate smear across
the envelope flap

Friday evening
the baby stroller filled
with take-out

back from New York
my bayou rhythms
normal again

on tomorrow's snail
my love letter
to you

doused camp fire
the stories still crackling
in our ears

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