Your fingers — a haiku

Young man in black robe arranges ferns on the white-painted back of a young Butoh dancer
Ikebana friend and Butoh friend preparing for a photo shoot in a Kyoto garden, 1992

your fingers
fronding my spine—
green waters

Haiku written in a workshop at Palmerston North on Valentine’s Day 2019. Poem and photo cc by 2.0 Rachel McAlpine: copy and share as you please, with attribution.

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