Friday, March 22, 2013

Haiku by Kelley White

ring around the moon
insects grow quiet—then thunder
then the deluge

today you gave me
roses and a nectarine--
still, i slept alone

Pediatrician Kelley White worked in inner-city Philadelphia and now works in rural New Hampshire. Her poems have appeared in journals including Exquisite Corpse, Rattle and JAMA. Her most recent books are TOXIC ENVIRONMENT (Boston Poet Press) and TWO BIRDS IN FLAME (Beech River Books.) She received a 2008 PCA grant.

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