William Michaelian

Poems, Notes, and Drawings

Tag Archive for ‘Haiku’

Easter Haiku

after the rain                 after the moon                                 a friend calls                 about the rain and moon Poems, Slightly Used, April 4, 2010 . [ 1059 ]

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Without Looking Down

Yesterday afternoon I saw a great brown hawk, perhaps three hundred feet from the ground, standing on air, facing a cold spring wind, with its wings open wide. When he allowed it to take him, even eternity was surprised. Dark gray clouds. Rain. Clear blue sky. While I was out, I could not always see him, but I could hear his cries. A storm in the pine: two startled mourning […]

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