Haiku to suit the weather

                                    night birth a lamb shakes fluids into the sleet

– Pamela Brown, Haiku Presence Award 2009

 

on the axe-head
           the smell
     split
out of kindling

– Geoffrey Daniel, Haiku Ancient & Modern (MQ Publications, 2002)

 

two-quilt night –
creak of the firebox
as we settle

– Sandra Simpson, The Heron’s Nest VII: 3 (2005)

 

along with wind and mud and whatever that means if anything

– Marlene Mountain, Haiku 21 (Modern Haiku Press, 2011)