night sky
the rusted tin roof
leaking moonlight

 

 

 

 

1st Place, Shiki Monthly Kukai, April 2008
Published in white lies: The Red Moon Anthology 2008


6 Responses

  1. Robert Naczas Says:

    you made my day… I mean my night

  2. John Stone Says:

    Beautiful,as always, Melissa. I hope you are well

  3. Melissa Spurr Says:

    Thank you, Johnny (great to see you!) and Robert. :-)

  4. Jeffrey Winke Says:

    A great haiku Melissa!

  5. Mary Says:

    perfect….

  6. Alan Summers Says:

    ticking
    keeping its own time
    the tin roof

    Alan Summers

    Publications credits:
    Hobo, march 96; Blithe Spirit Vol. 8 No. 1 (1998 Review); Micropress: best poems Ed. Kate O'Neill, (Micropress NZ 1997); sundog haiku journal: an australian year (sunfast press 1997 reprinted 1998)

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