flash of yellow
a butterfly headbutts me
in my work break





Previously published in Bath Spa University Students and alumni magazine (2008)

11 Responses

  1. heng Neoh Says:

    Like this one. Simple and direct. Colorful and lively.
    Thank you.

  2. Don Baird Says:

    Excellent! Light, fun … enjoyable read!

  3. @andreochka Says:

    Nicely done! I really enjoyed this…

  4. Helen Buckingham Says:

    Hi Alan – I LOVE the phrase “butterfly headbutts” – it’s a real feelgood haiga – great stuff!

  5. pbergonzi Says:

    Bonk! Cute!

  6. Pris Campbell Says:

    Love this. You gave me my laugh of the day!

    by a drunken butterfly
    Alan buys a helmet :-)

  7. haikutec Says:

    I probably should. ;-) I was also hit by a pipistrelle bat crossing the bridge! If you google Bradford on Avon Bridge and select google images, you'll see where. ;-)


  8. Roberta Beary Says:

    amazing stuff alan!

  9. Seren Fargo Says:

    How delightful!

  10. shaheen Says:

    beautiful full of Basant colours

  11. Alan Summers Says:

    Thank you for all your comments, very much appreciated.

    The haiga came about quite by accident, just like the headbutt. ;-)


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