Category: smooth

Brushed smooth, a piece of 

coral keeps her paperback 

opened to page three. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

If a love is meant 

to last, the mixing spoon must 

be both rough and smooth. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Only the smoothest 

jazz bass can neutralize an 

evening of acid. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Seated on its smooth 

stump, the Master considers 

all the tree once saw. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Just as the bedsheet’s 

never quite smooth, love’s never 

quite symmetrical. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer