leaning against a lamppost
a young girl
wrapped in a blanket

—Ann Harreby

I had gone into Vancouver for dinner and a concert with my daughter and friends. It was very cold, and windy. I noticed this young girl, a street person, as we crossed the street.

About the author: Ann Harreby, annharreby at hotmail.com

I became interested in writing haiku in 1992 when I came across a book in the library.


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