Third Sunday in May

by Mary Stevens, Arlene Teck, Michael Dylan Welch, Henry Kreuter, Carol Ann Palomba, and Maureen Lanagan Haggerty

First published in Hedgerow #136, December 2021, page 25. Written via Zoom on 17 May 2020 at a Haiku Poets of the Garden State online meeting.

morning walk

her shadow

touches mine Mary

I pull my sweater

tighter Arlene

to-go lunch

from our favourite diner

nodding lilacs Michael

country road

an afternoon nap

in the car Henry

the breeze unfolding

folded napkins Carol Ann

home again

a long evening

with the stars Maureen