Sunday, September 25, 2016

Haiku--By Kelley White--United States

ah, mosquitoes
come and join me
this lingering day

a red balloon
above the crowd—

at Robert Frost’s place
taking the road less travelled
hermit thrush song

even this deep in the woods
of a stone fence

Pediatrician Kelley White worked in inner city Philadelphia and now works in rural New Hampshire. Her poems have appeared in journals including Exquisite Corpse, Rattle and JAMA. Her most recent books are Toxic Environment (Boston Poet Press) and Two Birds in Flame (Beech River Books.) She received a 2008 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grant.


  1. Excellent Keley, I always enjoy reading your work!

  2. Your haiku strike just the right note. Very refreshing and enjoyable to read.

  3. Kelley,
    I liked these, especially the second and third one. Your work is always a delight to read.
    Your friend,
    David Fox