Browsing through Songs of Myself: An Anthology of Poems and Art compiled by Georgia Heard [Mondo Publishing, 2000] I came across the following poem by Swede:
Every MorningNice, isn't it! The poem is paired well with Running House/#4862 by artist Nicholas Wilton.
full of dust
no one has
lived in me
I throw open
all my windows
I were just
A funky animated version of a haiku by George Swede is available here.
To read more of Swede's haiku, find a copy of Cor van den Heuvel's The Haiku Anthology: Haiku and Senryu in English [W.W. Norton, 1999], the best all-around collection of English language haiku.
This week's Poetry Friday Round-Up is being held at Scrub-a-Dub-Tub, and next week it will be right here at Random Noodling, so plan to stop by.
Photo from the Brooks Books Haiku website