Four Directions

First published in Modern Haiku 51:1, Winter–Spring 2020, page 94, without a title. Originally written in February of 2014 and made into a handout in September of 2014, with the title of “Four Directions.”


north wind
a conte crayon
left on the porch

east wing
the mansion tour
skips a painting

south desert
another art gallery
closed for the season

west moon
dad’s unfinished sketch
of the compass rose