Scott Metz

Some Haiku

upstart crows bleeding into dawn bleeding into dusk


anti-robin: the color
& transparency
of oil


sixty seconds of august his capitalist hairdo


from last week (but that only happens inside stars).


the pine



     about the sky

Scott Metz was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in 1976. From 2003 to 2006, he lived in Tsuyama, Okayama, Japan. ant ant ant ant ant #9 (Chris Gordon, ed., Winter 2009) was devoted entirely to his work and is his first substantial collection, A Sealed Jar of Mustard Seeds. He is currently the editor of Roadrunner, co-editor of MASKS, and the blogmaster of troutswirl for The Haiku Foundation. His haiku can be found at lakes & now wolves. He currently lives in Toledo, Oregon, where he teaches Writing and Literature.
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Blogger Chris said...

Another wonderful selection Scott. Thank you for the consistent inspirations: both the poems you present, and your ability / desire to engage with the established poetic community. Congratulations for both.

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