Winter Ginko: City Botanic Gardens (part ii)

As we head into the weekend, it’s the perfect time to slip into that haiku headspace… here’s a few poems from John Wainwright, Tamara Fletcher and Jonathan Hadwen to help you on your way.

*****

44th k.
the iPod has no song
for this

*

suburb of sailboats
neighbours
compare masts

Jonathan Hadwen

Ginko Group

[photograph by Andrew Phillips]

length of her pink tongue
a standard measure of happiness

*

magenta t-shirt
a Sunday caricature
of himself

Tamara Fletcher

City Botanic Gardens

[photograph by John Wainwright]

one curlew
alone
the widow learns to walk again

*

bird of paradise bows to the noisy mynah

John Wainwright

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6 responses to “Winter Ginko: City Botanic Gardens (part ii)

  1. Another very productive and creative walk.

  2. cool on the pink tongue…reminds me of my dog….and neighbors comparing masts…goodness…will we ever learn…? smiles

  3. Love that there is ‘no song for this’. Beautifully encapsulated idea.

  4. good stuff, especially love John’s noisy mynah one :)

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