Mountain and Mist | Haiku

Good morning folks,

From the highest peaks to the darkest hollow this morning with a couple of haiku…


The pine tips whisper

Of white peak and mountain pass.

Mountain messengers.


Road dip and dank dell –

Harbours of mist and vapour,

Cringing from the dawn.

Things I’ve read this week…

Jennifer Wortman’s ‘Jumping the Shark‘, published this week in Okay Donkey Magazine is a sideways look at a marriage in trouble. Thoughtful and with wonderful humour throughout, I found it ultimately uplifting.

Scratch‘ by Tom Sheehan – just fabulous.

*Thanks for reading, folks. Recent short stories of mine include ‘Zenith‘ and ‘Besieged‘. Images courtesy of Pixnio and Pixabay.*

Matthew Richardson is a writer of short stories. His work has featured in Gold Dust magazine, Literally Stories, Near to the Knuckle, McStorytellers, Penny Shorts, Soft Cartel, Whatever Keeps the Lights On, Flashback Fiction, Cafelit, and Shooter magazine. He is a doctoral student at the University of Dundee, a lucky husband, and a proud father.

Not necessarily in that order.

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