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, where my great-grandfather captained a fleet of fishing boats. +


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