Haiku Roundtable • Fall 2010
Dr. Randy Brooks

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Joseph Sparks
Joseph Sparks


Joseph Sparks

an open book
I read your heart
with pursed lips

could you capture
in the winter
an invisible tear?

our lips meet
my heart trembles
beneath the covers

a rainbow carp
imitates a woman
mood ring

just hold it all steady—
sometimes at night
empty yard, swings gone

© 2010, Randy Brooks • Millikin University
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