three monoku by Helen Buckingham

ghost moon coasts in on an alpha wave
nightlights cause poems cause cancer
plasticity green about the gills


Helen Buckingham lives in Wells, in the southwest of England. Anthology appearances include Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years (Norton, 2013) and most recently Noon: An Anthology of Short Poems (Isobar Press, 2019). Among her collections are water on the moon (Original Plus, 2010) and sanguinella (Red Moon Press, 2017), both shortlisted for the Touchstone Award.

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