Susan Constable

Born 1943 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Living in Nanoose Bay, British Columbia, Canada

Susan Constable

 

first light

not enough words

for green

 

 

The Heron’s Nest – 8:3, 2006

 

bursting

to tell someone

magnolia

 

 

            Modern Haiku – 42:1, 2011

 

rising river

a shadow still wedged

between the rocks

 

 

            Acorn – #20, 2008

 

knife cold swimming into blue bones

 

 

 

 

Modern Haiku 44:1, 2013

 

a length of rope

knotted with seaweed

pull of the tide

 

 

The Heron’s Nest – 10:2, 2008

 

wild blackberries

the difference between ripe

and not quite

 

 

            Modern Haiku – 44:1, 2013

 

cutting a bruise

from the last peach

your broken promise

 

 

            Presence – #37, 2009

 

dry river bed

a fawn licks the colour

from a rock

 

 

            Shiki Kukai – Sept/08

 

snowberries

edged with frost

I bite my tongue

 

 

            Modern Haiku Spotlight – 43:3, 2012

 

autumn equinox

we each make one

side of the bed

 

 

White Lotus – #7, 2008

 

no moon

the sound of leaves

catching rain

 

 

            White Lotus – #8, 2009

 

amber light

the time it takes

a leaf to fall

 

 

            The Heron’s Nest – 10:1, 2008

 

winter branches

all those spaces left

for plums

           

 

            White Lotus – #7, 2008

 

wind whistling the dark whirr of a helicopter

 

 

 

 

            Notes from the Gean – #4, 2010

 

a scattering

of bone-white stars

winter's end

 

 

            Haiku News – March 5/13