Haiku: Could We?

2020-01-17 21-04-26
Church ceiling in Prague.

Could we do it now?
Make such great statements of faith?
Worlds are in retreat

picture and haiku copyright Francis Barker 2020

Poem: Whose History


Places you’ve walked by all your life,
the things you’ve missed
and taken for granted.
Windows buried, their arches
showing above ground,
what we may call Early English,
disguised by brick and tarmac –
the layers of untold history:
a million stories lost in the retelling

copyright Francis Barker 2020

Haiku: Faith


Once it moved mountains
Right now we can’t build a thing
Sure sign of the times

copyright Francis Barker 2019