Scott Metz

Some haiku

the iris’s ear
nowhere to be found
among my contraceptives

                              death—and a turquoise coin, tail side up. In chorus

                                                            every door open
                                                            the pink rooms inside
                                                            the icicles

looking out through the petroglyph
the only choice

                                             and reassembles its insect self on the crooked energy, on the

                              she converts the young
                              mothers into celsius degrees cold
                              cash equations

Scott Metz is the editor of Roadrunner, and coeditor of Haiku 21: an anthology of contemporary English-language haiku (Modern Haiku Press 2011). His first collection of ku, lakes & now wolves, is forthcoming from Modern Haiku Press. He currently lives on the Oregon coast.
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Blogger Raymond Farr said...

No! These cant be haiku!
They have too much meat!

5:59 AM  

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