Friday, 31 December 2010

the pumpkin carriage
makes its first appearance:
her New Year's dream


Chen-ou Liu
Poetry in the Moment

Thursday, 30 December 2010


They bought her a puppy
when what she needed
was her mum and a ride
across the far side
of the moon.


Rose Mary Boehm
Coming Up For Air

Tuesday, 28 December 2010

December snowfall

Falling from a lead-heavy sky:
static from television screens
making its way into the real world.


Emily Smith

Monday, 27 December 2010


Cleaning out the boxes,
I came across a strand
of your hair,
not thick enough
to hang myself with

not thin enough
to burn


Phil Lane

Sunday, 26 December 2010

on inland island shore
valley forest view contained
my rainbow finish line


Meike de Nooy

Saturday, 25 December 2010

Friday, 24 December 2010

Thursday, 23 December 2010

Breathe. Bleed. Write. Don't blink.
Blank is a sin worse than dead.
I know. I've been both.


A.J. Huffman

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Monday, 20 December 2010

Ferry Boats

course waters
dock to land
passengers clacker
to town snap
quick photos


Steven McLachlan

Sunday, 19 December 2010

man says to sun

silly bird,
you fly every day
as if you will see something different

sun replies to man

poor beetle,
you lay down at night
as if you won’t


Colin Gilbert

Saturday, 18 December 2010

the sky is zinc
and the moonlight makes the tree
look like bone.


Carolyn E. Lang
head full of ideas

Friday, 17 December 2010


Leaves fall across the cool twilight
like shooting stars.
Three quarters of a moon tonight.
Back in April I dreamed
I could fly.


Robin Turner
Gemini on Twin Creek

Thursday, 16 December 2010

the belt drive of your hips
says the night is still young


William Merricle

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Tuesday, 14 December 2010


5:51 a.m.
snow covers the morning paper
coffee is ready


A.g. Synclair

Monday, 13 December 2010

Ice falls quietly
From Winter's warm plum blossoms.


Guy A. Duperreault

Sunday, 12 December 2010

the fog finally
lifted, revealing distant


Haiku Diem

Saturday, 11 December 2010

high school reunion ... the guy they all called "kid" has the most gray hair


John Sheirer

Friday, 10 December 2010

splitting logs at night:
who forgot to close the lid
on the galaxy?


Clark Strand

Thursday, 9 December 2010

in the frosty air
the builders tools sound
even more biting


Johannes S. H. Bjerg
scented dust

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

My impossible love,
you are not my landlord.
I don't rent my life from you.


Taf Teh
Nota Kecil

Monday, 6 December 2010

Ice keeps this drink cold, my wife’s veins cold, slickens streets same as the one our Jenny rode that night.


Leo Kuntz

Sunday, 5 December 2010

Saturday, 4 December 2010


the smell
_____of cigarette smoke
_____ the inside
_____ of your legs—


Phil Lane

Friday, 3 December 2010

watery sunshine after yesterday's torrents


Elise Tate

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Outside the garage
Petrol puddles, brown water
Scumbled with rainbows


Peter Wilkin

Wednesday, 1 December 2010