falling for the flame trick again . . . me & the mothShiva's Temple - a toddler chants along in baby talkChinatown morning - the vendor turns on the toy sparrowsafter the bang bits of paper & smoke . . . a bottle rocketarts & crafts . . . gone to hell in a handbasket i wove myself
First published in (1) Paper Wasp14:4 spring 2008;
(2) Modern Haiku 39.2 Summer 2008;
(3) Ko Vol. 22 No.10 Spring-Summer 2008;
(4/5) Wind Flow/ 2008 Anthology of the Boston Haiku Society.