Rooftops

      by Alan S. Bridges and Michael Dylan Welch

First published in Haiku Canada Review 14:2, October 2020. Originally written in December of 2017 and January of 2018. My grandmother was Danish and other relatives were from the Faroe Islands.    +

redhead
the colorful rooftops
of Reykjavik                                                                       Alan

        long lines for the Vasa museum . . .
        Stockholm's first snow                                           Michael

old Helsinki opera house
the dulcet voice
of a ghost                                                                            Alan

the Little Mermaid
beheaded again
Copenhagen sunrise                                                      Michael

        engulfing the sculpture park
        Oslo’s northern lights                                             Alan

Tórshavn waterfront—
a turf roof
in need of a mow                                                             Michael