Sunday, June 9, 2013

Haiku by Kelley White

One and two man sculls
On the river—
Philadelphia, 6 a.m.
Rustic fishing camp
I’da kept the outhouse and woodstove
If I’d bought it
troop of wet girl scouts
around a fire in the woods
sit-upons steaming
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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