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W.H.O.

Do you need someone?

On this World Mental Health Day

Does someone need you?

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Underground (Part 28 to 30)

(NB. Three more haikus on the Underground)

 

28

Asleep on the seat

He only just wakes up

Before it leaves.

 

29

As the taxi beeps

Outside he tells himself this

Can’t keep happening

 

 

30

Guitar in his case

The busker offers the tramp

Some of his coffee.

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Underground Part 16 to 21

NB. Six more Haikus in my sequence Underground 

 

XVI

You smile after he 
Hides his wedding ring then slips 
getting off the train

XVII

September darkness
Makes the late running train feel
even much later  

XVIII

He doesn’t wake him up
until he has missed his stop 
smiling silently

XIX

the first train sprints out
infused with an energy
into the sunrise.

XX

...

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Underground Part 13 to 15

** NB. Three more haiku about the Underground.

 (More to come too) **

 

 

Underground XIII

You smile after he 
Hides his wedding ring then slips 
getting off the train

Underground XIV

September darkness
Makes the late running train feel
even much later  

Underground XV

He doesn’t wake him up
until he has missed his stop 
smiling silently

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Underground Part 1 to 6

(I)

Out of tune busker
Pausing for a few moments
Opens up a beer.

(II)

Pausing for its breath
The train can’t look back turning
Away from the guard.

(III)

Getting off the train
You almost turn back round to
Get straight back on it.

(IV)

Stepping from the mist

You feel like you are stepping

From a dark film noir.

 

(V)

Pausing suddenly

you think briefly ...

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Trapped - Haiku

I'm trapped in darkness

Searching for the light to leave

Will I ever find it?

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Disappearing in the midnight air across the meadows

Leaving no trace your

Feet disappear suddenly

In the midnight air.

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Lost in a forest in pitch darkness at midnight

 

 

slowed down to silence
at midnight in the forest
even the birds sleep

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The Lockdown Spring Renga Project

March - June 2020 :

During the early months of the UK lockdown, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic - I've been organising and running an online community writing project through various Facebook community boards, but in two different communities: Fakenham, in north Norfolk, where I live & work, and the Isles of Scilly, which I've known and loved for over twenty-five years. The two poems produ...

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We Never Suspected A Thing

We Never Suspected A Thing

 

Serial Killer

Feathers on the patio

Innocent soft eyes

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Haiku for the Tory voter (a lament)

Wanted a Churchill.
Got a blonde workshy dandy,
hapless and fearful.

 

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False Prophet

False Prophet

 

Magnificently

Resurrected antichrist

Not the messiah

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