3 Haiku

By Mark Walker


Seeing the ocean
Oh, to sail on that water
to glide on her skin

Haiku for Bill Lanphar

Oh, our dear brother

Silent steel strings sing no more

A still water now

MV Conception

There’s a hole in the harbor
A hole in my heart
An ocean of tears can’t fill

Mark Walker grew up on military bases around the word, settling in Austin Texas from 1973-2001. After moving to Santa Barbara in 2001, Mark started songwriting at City College Continuing Education (taught by Nicola Gordon). He and his wife, Jan Ziegler, run 10 West Gallery.