17 (ish) Syllables

T’other day we were asked, by our BFF Sarah Glesson, to contribute a haiku or two to be included in a booklet that’ll be on sale at an art exhibition in Sydney to raise bucks for Japan. We overcame our general misanthropy to pull together a few.

For an orange hue
Forsake the sunscreen and shade
Leather handbag face

A. Gowland

Coursing through the veins
Boiling without thought


I’m made of rubber


Summer in Malta
The sun dries up the water
Ruins Karl’s boat ride

A lofty city
Is never really dark
I forget the night

Through an open pane
Their lives framed on the street
A girl paints her nails

 We’ll post details of the exhibition when we know them. In the meantime you can give to the red cross here. Sarah also has an excellent blog which you should definitely check out.



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