Imperfect Haiku Poems (To raise awareness of domestic violence)

Gossamer A cardboard woman Braving a paper moon Torn in lip Breaking-in Mandible and hymen Once border control agents Now crash test dummies Moon-landing She had the pout Lips that broke like china In to an impact crater Fists A perennial woman In a geisha mask Playing hide and seek Battered The wife finally becomes…

Kyoto Protocol

We are like mother and child Nature and man. Fed the nutrients of mother earth We are nourished in food and oxygen And yet we burn lungs and fossil fuel To heat our turquoise sphere Climate change engulfs man Into the throat of a dark ominous reality And Kyoto is our warrior, the Samurai That…