Four haiku at the end of winter

frame © Dominick Tyler 2016

frame © Dominick Tyler 2016

Why don’t I switch off
The television set and
Go outside and breathe

 

 

fruit © Dominick Tyler 2016

fruit © Dominick Tyler 2016

Red dressmakers pins
Hold hawthorn branches in place
‘Til spring stitches leaves

 

 

shroud © Dominick Tyler 2016

shroud © Dominick Tyler 2016

Shroud and bramble thorns
Fight to be free from each other
Edged on by cold winds

 

 

cleave © Dominick Tyler 2016

cleave © Dominick Tyler 2016

Some old winter storm
Has cleft a trunk like kindling
Bright streak of ash-blonde