Full Disclosure

by Susan Constable, Wilda Morris, and Michael Dylan Welch

First published in Tandem 2:1, April 2022, page 28. Originally written on 15 October 2021 at the Haiku North America rengay workshop via Zoom.

island breeze

the scent of lilacs

through an open window Susan

mom’s jewelry box opened

to sneak a necklace Wilda

third birthday . . .

the largest gift

opened first Michael

my heart opens

to the prairie sky Susan

white sand beach

the open shell

I step over Wilda

alone in a nest

the open-mouthed chick Michael