Sunday, February 4, 2007

Two Haiku: Mark DeCarteret

st conrad of placenza

you betray your guts:
birds listen for a spell then
cut out towards heaven

* * * * *

st mildburga

to the tomb-silence
mix the recordings of birds,
the earliest light

~ Mark DeCarteret has appeared (or will soon appear) in Agni, Ars-Interpres (Sweden), Chicago Review, Killing the Buddha, and Rock and Sling, as well as the anthologies Place of Passage: Contemporary Catholic Poetry (Story Line Press) and Francis and Clare in Poetry: An Anthology (St. Anthony Messenger Press).

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