‘Autumn loneliness’ in Asahi #2 November 2012

Now my scarecrow has a wife! At least in the poem “Autumn loneliness”! Thrilled that my poem is included in the Asahi Haikuist Network, edition 2 November 2012, From the Notebook section! Scroll down slowly, enjoy great poems by poets you know on the way!  Click here

I have copied the absolutely wonderful  illustration from the Asahi Haikuist Network page in the Asahi Shimbun below, assuming it is OK to do so (I’d be more than happy to remove it immediately, if it infringes any copyright  or other rights).

(Illustration by Mitsuaki Kojima)

And here is David McMurray‘s reading of the poem:

“Hardworking farmhands in Germany sometimes need help finding partners…”


Autumn loneliness

a farmer makes a wife

for his scarecrow