Photo by John J. Dunphy

Five One-Line Haiku

by

John J. Dunphy

(Originally published in the March 2022 issue of Fireflies’ Light)

quarter moon a panhandler wants my change

slippery slope the icy wheelchair ramp

my garden watered by hailstones

tethered with cobwebs an antique rocking horse

floating downstream the ice fisherman’s hole

John J. Dunphy owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL. His poetry collections include Touching Each Tree, Zen Koanhead, Stellar Possibilities, Old Soldiers Fading Away, pagan rites and Dark Nebulae.

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John J. Dunphy

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.