The neighbors’ dog will not stop barking. He is barking the same high, rhythmic bark that he barks every time they leave the house. They must switch him on on their way out. The neighbors’ dog will not stop barking. I close all the windows in the house and put on a Beethoven symphony full … Continue reading Another Reason Why I Don't Keep A Gun In The House
end of July — hearing the cicadas above the traffic ________________ end of July — dog waiting for cars in the shade ________________ end of July — rust on the gate creaks
Tinderbox works well for collecting haiku.
July sun on my neck — grinding of the coffee roaster ______ fourth of July — wasp explores the flag ______ July rain drying my hair in it ______ again the summer rain again ______ pulling back the left sleeve of my shirt — five minutes since last time