April 19th, 2009


National Poetry Month -- Haiku 19



Haiku(s) 19

snake, with your hinged jaw
so much effort for a meal;
hard day for a frog

a grassy battle --
frog loses to snake and yet
his throat still pulses

this is not over --
a long season lies ahead,
the sun starts to sink

-- Liz Garton Scanlon