Richard Thomas

 

Five Haiku

 

summer air thickens

two fruit bats make love

under the streetlight

 

 

numb about love

the honeybee

rejects its first flower

 

 

first spider on the moon –

he on my yellow

bathroom wall

 

 

Roman arch –

an old beggar sits

frowning at girls

 

 

ker-runch

all the snails of the universe

on their way out

 

 

Richard Thomas is a 26 year old poet living in Plymouth. His work is published in journals internationally, he was shortlisted for the National Poetry Competition 2011 and he is the editor of the poetry e-zine Symmetry Pebbles. Richard’s debut collection of poetry The Strangest Thankyou is out now through Cultured Llama.  This is his website.

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