(c) October  2010 Saradunn.  Nai’s Clothesline with scarlet runner beans draping


10 bean
scarlet runner beans
gorgeous blossoms on clothes line
no clothes pins needed
2  brother
“baby” * brother dies
middle sis distraught the loss
joins him days later*
about my mother at age 92 
and her youngest brother in his 80s
new baby brother 
sister in tears all day
wanted puppy
sis wanted puppy
didn’t speak to brother
 calls him “only child” *
* I still call us “only children” ☺
5  bump
sudden crashing sound
glass on floor ~ no one did it
invisible friend 
bump sign
frost heave ahead
muffler left behind
 7  box      
takes me back
Crayola Crayons
9  belief
 spilled salt
over right shoulder
for luck ~ gritty floor
my father believed
five o’clock somewhere
wallpapering room

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writing haiku daily.