“Murdering More Locusts”


(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.)

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