Friday, January 22, 2016

Haiku by Theresa A. Cancro

early frost--
left on the grass
a pink sweater

paper lanterns--
snippets of conversation caught
among fireflies

soft mewls
of newborn kittens--

last dance--
the purple orchid wilts
at her waist

Theresa A. Cancro writes poetry and short fiction from Wilmington, Delaware.  Dozens of her poems have been published internationally, in print and online.  Many of her haiku have appeared or are forthcoming in such journals as The Heron's Nest, A Hundred Gourds, tinywords, Prune Juice, Brass Bell, Shamrock, Chrysanthemum, Presence, The Icebox, and Sonic boom, among others.  In the January 2015 issue of Cattails, her haiku was featured as an Editor's Choice.

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