cattails
September 2016
Haiku
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UHTS collected works

evening birdsong
ticking off another day
without a drink

Samantha Sirimanne Hyde
Australia

cliff-top fence
sunflowers in bloom
where he jumped

Duncan Richardson
Australia


winter rain...
so much more red
the robin

Kyle Sullivan
Taiwan

evening stillness—
the bells of Kōfuku-ji
rippling the pond

Mark Meyer
USA


every octave
of his morning voice
mountain raven

Sandi Pray
USA


sunburst
exchanging dandelions
with a toddler

Quendryth Young
Australia

chord change...
a street musician pauses
for the mockingbird

Julie Warther
USA

thin rain
the delicate bones
of a sparrow’s corpse

Jay Friedenberg
USA


starless night
light fades into
the lake

Dave Read
Canada


the curves
of cirrus clouds
morning swan

Brad Bennett
USA


bush cemetery
a crucifix orchid blooms
by his grave

Gavin Austin
Australia



far shore lost in fog a mallard

Joanna Weston
Canada


the snakeskin left behind Sonoran petroglyphs

James Chessing
USA