sheepskull —
the dead eyes
of border patrol


7 Responses

  1. Paul Heinowski Says:

    I seem to remember that border patrols are a classic theme of Japanese poetry. This contributes an exciting new angle to it.

  2. Dirk van Nouhuys Says:

    Great. Appropriately deathly sharp, and bitter

  3. Garry Says:

    Great poem. Like a sequence from Breaking Bad at its best.

  4. Alan Summers Says:

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    sheepskull —
    the dead eyes
    of border patrol

    —ROBERTA BEARY
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    There are border patrols everywhere, wanting to judge and control, and keep us in our place. We are not sheep.

    Fine haiku.
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    desertcold
    a one-eyed cat
    sifts an ashcan

    Alan Summers
    Publications credits: HI no. 31 (1998)

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  5. seaviewwarrenpoint Says:

    Love the atmosphere in this one, Roberta. Can almost hear a soundtrack!

    marion

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