Category: dead

The infinite past 

is a dead ringer for the 

infinite future. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

The grey, the grey sky, 

the dead fox in the middle 

of the grey highway. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Death has an open 

door for the dead and a locked 

door for the living. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

What use is winning 

the talent show if all the 

naysayers are dead? 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Poor dead little snake, 

I meant only to cut the 

grass. Please forgive me. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Dead little snake, I 

meant only to cut the grass. 

Please forgive me, dear. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

A dead mouse is an 

extraordinary gift when 

from a starving cat. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

When the dead man gives 

away his life, he expects 

nothing in return. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

No one has ever 

laughed harder than the dying 

man after he’s dead. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer