Bio Note: I am a haiku-based poet and write all the short forms that are part of this lineage. In 2018, I invented a new short poetry form that is haiku-centered called a Split Sequence. I live with my family in the high desert near Joshua Tree National Park. Published books are Steel Cut Moon (Cholla Needles Press), No Velcro Here (Yavanika Press), and Failed States (Bones Library).
(a split sequence) a life in black mild depression a cloud for every mirror the colors saved special occasion all the spellings of mauve for dead people lifelike how she looks in beige
(a split sequence) departing clouds after a storm the bare bones of trees piercing the sky we clutch our own darkness black coffee the side of them that always gets loose for cover tossing the book a child returns to the wild
©2020 Peter Jastermsky
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