Sunday, November 9, 2014

Haiku by M.J. Iuppa

sudden gust of wind:
            starlings before your eyes--
                        swirling maple leaves.

sunflowers glow
two feet above my head
brighter than streetlights

late autumn warmth:
back yard crab apple flowers
blooming confusion

M.J. Iuppa lives on a small farm near the shores of Lake Ontario.  Between Worlds is her most recent chapbook, featuring lyric essays, flash fiction and prose poems (Foothills Publishing, 2013).  She is the Writer-in-Residence and Director of the Visual and Performing Arts Minor Program at St. John Fisher College.  You can follow her musings on writing and creative sustainability on Red Rooster Farm on

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