Five Haiku

by

John J. Dunphy

These poems were originally published in issue 22 of Fireflies Light: A

Magazine of Short Poems

abandoned house

adopted by

feral cats

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Candlemas

potter’s field graves decorated by

wild crocus

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Ash Wednesday

groundskeeper removes beads

from a tombstone

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silhouetted by

the Hunter’s Moon

a roosting turkey

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grave

groundskeeper scissors the grass around

a blooming crocus

John J. Dunphy’s poetry collections include Zen Koanhead, Stellar Possibilities, Touching Each Tree, pagan rites, Old Soldiers Fading Away and Dark Nebulae.

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John J. Dunphy owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL USA. Google him to learn more about this enigmatic person who is such a gifted writer and poet.

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John J. Dunphy

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John J. Dunphy owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL USA. Google him to learn more about this enigmatic person who is such a gifted writer and poet.

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