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Seb Doubinsky: ten non-haikus

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Seb Doubinsky has had his work published in various international magazines, zines and online poetry sites. He currently lives in Århus, Denmark, with his wife and his two children. These non-haikus by Seb Doubinsky is his American publication debut.
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ten non-haikus

1.
drizzle drizzle drizzle
taking the kids to school
head empty of all thoughts
-fatherhood
2.
flash-floods in the night
– 20 000 lightnings
but no illumination
3.
to stut
ter
is
to be
come
lan
guage
4.
what we think we remember:
a book a film a kiss a girl a boy
what we actually remember:
ourselves
remembering
5.
spontaneity is key
– the cat yawns
and jumps on the kitchen table
6.
watching tv without watching
breathing without thinking
– winter has settled in
7.
the homeless man
takes off his coat
and puts it next to him
on the pavement
-spring
8.
summer is the season of perspectives
will it rain? will you love me forever?
9.
a bird flies
into a cloud
-I disappear
10.
in the bus
the prof reads his book
the poet looks at the landscape
-both working

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