Fraiku: July

July returns about the same time every year
the woman who lives next door walks her dogs
barefoot in the North Carolina grass


(For this week’s Living Poetry Prompt, an American Haiku since I blew through the Japanese style syllable limit.)

About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.
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