Haibun Today
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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Editor
Volume 5, Number 3, September 2011



Harriot West
Eugene, Oregon, USA

 

Sometimes It Matters

She had always been a poor speller—
not that she was unintelligent
but the way letters fit together
to form something
larger than themselves
never seemed important
until that day.|

mass
she learns to spell it
—tectomy

 


Note: "Sometimes It Matters" has been previously published in a slightly different version under the name H.T. West in Camroc Press Review on June 22, 2011.

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