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Haikus by Patrick Gillespie

By: Patrick Gillespie

Art by Tracy Gillespie on Patrick’s blog

Source: PoemShape

We’ve highlighted a few of our favorite, recent haikus from carpenter and poet, Patrick Gillespie, and his “A Haiku Year” series.

These poems will also be featured in the seventh issue of The Burgundy Zine.

July 8th, 2019

“Celestial Seedlings” by Tracy Gillespie

Source: July 8th 2019 | PoemShape

long

grasses – the dragonfly leaps into the wind’s

sound


July 10th, 2019

“Lilies” by Tracy Gillespie

Source: July 10th 2019 | PoemShape

wine

at midnight – the moon topples over the field’s

edge


July 11th, 2019

after

mowing – a snake quietly over the crackling

grasses


July 13th, 2019

Turnips by Tracie Gillespie

Source: July 13th 2019 | PoemShape

airing

with the morning’s laundry, the evening’s

spider


July 14th, 2019

“Lilies” by Tracy Gillespie

Source: July 14th 2019 | PoemShape

days

only so long as a midsummer’s day –

lily


Head on over to Gillespie’s blog for haikus and more!


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