Long distance

She’s moving back, two
thousand-mile-wide break in their
nine months together.

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Disappointment

A sink hole opens
in a once serene landscape
and cannot be filled.

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David Bowie

The man who fell to
earth left us too soon, stardust
in Major Tom’s wake.

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Procrastination

Dandelion seed
responsibilities float
away on each breath

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Winter sun

Summer is golden
butterscotch, January
skim milk, thin weak pale.

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Overlooked

Forgotten summer
umbrella aged by winter’s
wig of heavy snow.

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Poor business decision

I quit my job to
work on my haiku blog. Chance
of millions, slim / none.

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Laid off friend

Drops by at four, raids
the fridge, toasts unhappy hour
to his firing squad.

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Midnight in Arcata

Airport closed, no ride
home ’til dawn, she waits under
a tree in the rain.

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Brief holiday visit

Once her nest, now a
museum to her old self.
Home is elsewhere.

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