Roman Haiku by Richard Kenney


Columnar sunlight
Aslant across the curve, moves:
Mortar and pestle.

Did You Hear That?

Over cobblestones,
God’s sudden suitcase…
Dark. Run. Rain in Rome.


Smoked glass limo wherein swims
The Minister’s cheek.

About the author

Richard Kenney's most recent book, The One Strand River was published by Alfred A. Knopf in 2008. He lives with his family on the…

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Issue 15 · June 2012

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