The kitchen fridge is spattered with sticky notes: not the bright yellow or pale-pink ones reserved for birthdays and anniversaries, but the deep blue and purple strains, the ones reserved for all caps and exclamation marks – urgent communiqués from my one and only.
in a field
littered with landmines
dl mattila is an American poet living in the Greater Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area. Her work appears in national and international print and on-line publications to include: Contemporary Haibun Online, Frogpond, Modern Haiku, Presence, Shamrock, and Wales Haiku Journal, to name a few.
See more of her work in 9.2