(June 30, 2018)
fat locusts await
my gloved-doom with “Oh! Shit” eyes:
they’ve had my share, too!*
Enough home-bred this wet month!
Just protectin’ my collards!
- (“They’ve had theirs – and my – share, too!” was an alternate end-line for the first stanza – the haiku…but, alas, too long, which forced – my story and I am stickin’ toit! for the tanka windup.)