Two Haiku Poems


starter wife

i raised him to be
useful clean and well-mannered
o hair why fall out


quack honk hoot cuckoo
birds singalong more than “tweet”
where’s quacker? cuckr?

Elias Baez is a poet that lives and teaches in Baltimore. He’s just finished an MFA at Johns Hopkins University, and has poems upcoming in Mantis. You can find him on Twitter at @baez_us.

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