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Scott Metz


Some Haiku


upstart crows bleeding into dawn bleeding into dusk

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anti-robin: the color
& transparency
of oil

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sixty seconds of august his capitalist hairdo

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

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the pine
god

                   r
                   ejecting

o
pinions

     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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1 Comments:

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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