Issue 3,  Poetry

Parallax by Mark Gilbert

A Haiku Sequence

arch of sandstone
            strange                                 constellations
the same                                                    old moon

my reflection
travelling backwards
into my past

Hubble telescope
observing the past
and the future

*”my reflection” was previously published by The Haiku Foundation for the Window Haiku feature in April 2018
*”Hubble telescope” was previously published in
Abyss & Apex in Issue 16 (2005)


Mark Gilbert writes poetry and prose and in between. His work may be found in Atlas Poetica, Abyss & Apex, Narrow Road and Bamboo Hut. He lives in the UK.

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