by Aubrie Cox, Barbara Hay, and Michael Dylan Welch

First published in Wales Haiku Journal, Spring 2018. Originally written on Bainbridge Island while waiting for the ferry to Seattle, Washington, 19 October 2014, after that year’s Seabeck Haiku Getaway.

clouds drift

from star to star—

ferry crossing Aubrie

a woman of the night

checks her reflection Barb

dusty attic—

a slice of moonlight

on the golf trophy Michael

nightshift clerk

stomps out a cigarette Aubrie

meteor shower—

I order room service

from the balcony Barb

the town jailer

calls it a night Michael