Simply Haiku: A Quarterly Journal of Japanese Short Form Poetry
Contents Archives About Simply Haiku Submissions Search
Spring 2007, vol 5 no 1


Stephen A. Peters

spring breeze
except for
some weeds
the grass
a deeper green


trial separation
the candlelight
slowly ebbs
mars bright
in the autumn sky


change of seasons
a quiet walk
the space
between us
grows longer


with only one thing
to do
before doing it
i do something
else instead


early morning chill
recently divorced
a warm sweater
some extra sugar
in the coffee


stormy skies
the singing of
national anthems
leaves falling
in the breeze


what i know now
after you left
fascinated by a clown
for a short time
while at the circus


stranger along the path
i too
among the
cherry blossoms


Stephen A. Peters lives in the Pacific Northwest, Bellingham, Washington. He writes that he ". . . travels near and far but mostly near, in search of haiku, senyru and tanka enlightenment."