The shock of color - 
Flowers in the parking lot
As tall as children. 

—Korie Beth Brown

About the author: Korie Beth Brown
kbnmatt at

I am a California poet and nonfiction writer, currently at work on a chapbook and memoir. My poetry has been previously published in T-Zero Xpandizine, Lynx, the Poetry Webzine, Zuzu's Petals, tinywords, and Gargoyle. In addition, my work received an honorary mention in the 2000 Writer's Digest Poetry Contest. When not writing, I teach composition and literature to high school students close to twice my height.


Responses to the haiku for 7 May 2002 by Korie Beth Brown

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-10-13 05:21:57

    the moon, afternoon
    the sunflowers grow ...
    what height