Poem by Paul Beech



her multi-coloured hair

distracts the eye

from her bones



a wasteland

sycamore spinners spin


haggard on a bench scribbling

he sips soup

dreams of fame


curlew sunset

a small abandoned boat

in the saltmarsh


a single line

on a stained page

“her multi-coloured hair”


Paul Beech



First published in Failed Haiku: A Journal of English Senryu, Vol 2, Issue 20 (01/08/17)




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