deep in the woods--
all the shadows bend
toward home

—Harold Bowes

Originally published in Mayfly, Winter 2001.

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 5 August 2002 by Harold Bowes

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-11-15 04:13:58

    approaching dusk
    even the shadows abandon me ___
    deep woods