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Spring 2007, vol 5 no 1


Peter Macrow


over the fence
and the tortoiseshell cat
  waves -
poplar leaves whitening
before rain
garden frog
all this winter's night -
his 13-croak song
  full moon
in bed
I eat another chocolate
darkening river
a raven flies
towards the pines

Peter Macrow Peter Macrow is an Australian writer living in Hobart, Tasmania. His first collection, oil slick sun: haiku, was published by Pardalote Press in 2005. Macrow edits a haiku page for poam, edits and publishes the poetry biannual Blue Giraffe, and is poetry editor for the ezine The Tasmanian Times.