Ants across the page, a poet’s words are tiny, bear a hundred times their weight, perhaps, but they are earthbound. Infinity hangs on the wall in MoMA.
a sense of vertigo
whirls in me
when I know
not to look down
A retired British diplomat living in UK, Keith Evetts has published scientific papers
in Nature and elsewhere; poetry in The Oxford Magazine and
Linnet’s Wings; haiku in Wales Haiku Journal, Prune Juice, Asahi
Shimbun, Cold Moon Journal, Failed Haiku, Heliosparrow, Mamba, Haiku In Action,
Cattails, World Haiku Review, Presence, Blithe Spirit, and at The Haiku
Foundation; and cherita in The Cherita. He is listed among the European Top 100 Haiku Authors in 2021, and hosts the weekly haiku commentary
feature at The Haiku Foundation. Married, with five children, a grey parrot, and
a sense of humour.