Global Haiku • Spring 2015
Dr. Randy Brooks

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Austyn Krueger

kasen renga:

Silent Streets


My Final Wish

Austyn Krueger

Austyn Krueger is a sophomore at Millikin University. She is a chemistry major with an emphasis in research. She chose these haiku for the collection because they demonstrate a wide range of emotions and type of haiku she can write. From personal, funny haiku to peaceful or even dark, she has a very wide range. The haiku in this collection do not have a common theme. the goal was to bring a different mood and image with each turn of the page. enjoy!




i close my eyes
for my final wish

a balloon soars
of a child

across the pond
a tadpole swims
through the algae

sun set
my neighborbhood becomes
a snow globe

ice cream at a funeral
she cries
when it hits the floor

her grandpa's funeral
she asks
is it over yet

my first love
with his wife and kids
awkward reunion

warm spring day
i wear
my old white dress

i brush off
the old dirt
her tombstone



saturday night
why does my phone
always text you

hoarder's garage
he knows exactly
where the nails are

love at first sight
can't keep my eyes off of you

my only fan
hangs from the ceiling

late to class
run to scovill
printer jammed

huge backpack
the trek begins
up the library stairs

© 2015, Randy Brooks • Millikin University
All rights returned to authors upon publication.