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Winter 2008, vol 6 no 4
 

HAIKU

Jared Carter

 

waves of heat
hitchhiker's suitcase
patched with duct tape
 
   
  overcast day
bottom drawer lined
with old newspaper
   
acorns falling
even at this hour
someone knocks
 
   
  approaching storm
mowers scythe
into the twilight
 
morning star
the chained dog
still barking
 
   

Jared Carter lives in Indianapolis. His work has appeared in The Heron's Nest, Simply Haiku, and Shamrock Haiku Journal. His fourth book of poems, Cross this Bridge at a Walk, is available from Wind Publications in Kentucky. He maintains a web site at http://www.jaredcarter.com/ .