by David Lanoue, Jay Friedenberg, and Michael Dylan Welch

First published in Blithe Spirit 32:4, November 2022, page 86. Originally written in June of 2022 during the Haiku Society of America annual conference on Zoom.


on the swimming pool

on me David

a passing storm

peters out Jay

tornado warning

the river rising

from the north Michael

the weather lady

takes a deep breath David


in the barometer

my ears pop Jay

the cellar too small

for our neighbours Michael