summer birds
the rise of our baby's chest
against mine

—Harold Bowes

About the author: Harold Bowes has been published in several haiku journals, both electronic and paper, and has appeared in the Red Moon Anthology. He edits Alba, an ezine emphasizing short poetry.

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Responses to the haiku for 30 May 2002 by Harold Bowes

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-10-15 14:10:59

    the morning's doves coo ~
    my swelling chest
    she lays her head to rest