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A Journal of Haibun & Tanka Prose
Bob Lucky, General Editor & Ray Rasmussen, Technical Editor
January 2020 Vol. 15 No. 4

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Simon Wilson

Fallen Fruit

One of our sons is staying for a few days. In the evening, as we watch the news, he shouts at the politicians on TV. I remark to my wife that this is very wearing and solves nothing.

“The fruit,” she says with a resigned air, “does not fall far from the tree.”

autumn –
I cook fruit crumble
just as my mother did