April 19th, 2009

Rush

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
   04/19/09