Rooftops

by Alan S. Bridges and Michael Dylan Welch


First published in Haiku Canada Review 14:2, October 2020. This rengay is also included in my “City Rengay” trifold, available for viewing or download. Originally written in December of 2017 and January of 2018. My grandmother was Danish and other relatives were from the Faroe Islands. +



redhead

the colorful rooftops

of Reykjavik Alan


long lines for the Vasa museum . . .

Stockholm’s first snow Michael


old Helsinki opera house

the dulcet voice

of a ghost Alan


the Little Mermaid

beheaded again

Copenhagen sunrise Michael


engulfing the sculpture park

Oslo’s northern lights Alan


Tórshavn waterfront—

a turf roof

in need of a mow Michael