Archive for haiku

Autumn Prayer

Posted in poems with tags on May 21, 2014 by Phillip Barker

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prayers from the temple

murmuring down the stream
bright autumn leaves

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Sea Grass Mat

Posted in poems with tags on March 19, 2014 by Phillip Barker

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I look on, bemused
as she seeks crumbs of stale tobacco
beneath the sea-grass mats

19/3/2014

Dune

Posted in poems with tags on March 3, 2014 by Phillip Barker

Lorena

wind-blown sand across the dunes
tired, wandering mind
wants to fly, just can’t settle

Trumpet

Posted in poems with tags , on October 19, 2013 by Phillip Barker

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Angel trumpet’s bloom
Divinely allergenic
A sneeze in the night

10/6/2008

Image is by Yusuke Tange

 

Tiger Woman

Posted in poems with tags on October 12, 2013 by Phillip Barker

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striped tiger woman
yellow streetlight through the blinds
purrs deep in her dream

Dark Laughter

Posted in poems with tags on October 7, 2013 by Phillip Barker

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day’s first birds singing
making love in whispers
laughing in the dark

Wake

Posted in poems with tags on September 27, 2013 by Phillip Barker

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rain, soft on the awning

her breath, warm across my throat

I wake – into a dream