by John Elsberg and Eric Greinke

cycling through

the chill of early spring

she wears her shorts

like a haiku

pale white & silver spokes

From All This Dark: 24 Tanka Sequences, Somerville, Massachusetts: Červená Barva Press, 2012, page 12. This collaborative book does not indicate which author wrote this particular verse. This poem is one of three in a sequence titled “Figures.”