The Short Humour Site

Home : Writers' Showcase : Submission Guidelines : A Man of a Few More Words : Links

Writers' Showcase

by Joanna M. Weston

each poem folded separately
so that sonnet will not
infect limerick or haiku

case closed and locked
then away down the stairs
out the door to waiting cab

airport line-ups long
through security and customs
verses smuggled incognito
(dark glasses henna’d hair)
ready to contaminate
the ears of weary passengers
with poetry’s wild unease