in the wheelbarrow
  patches of rust
  filled with frost

—Harold Bowes

originally published in black bough, Number 14, 2000.

About the author: Harold Bowes has been published in several haiku journals, both electronic and paper, and has appeared in the Red Moon Anthology. He edits Alba, an ezine emphasizing short poetry.

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Responses to the haiku for 7 December 2001 by Harold Bowes

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-12-05 07:58:01

    creeping rust
    forgotten shovel ...
    in the dirt