PublicTransport PoeTry – #10


Ferry Haiku

(Yvonne Marjot)

My prosaic morning
To the supermarket
Past Lismore lighthouse.

Oban afternoon:
Sapphirine sun-flecked water;
Three ferries dancing.

Up the Sound of Mull:
Moon jellies churned in the wake;
Seven porpoises.

In the rising tide,
Cormorants with feet awash;
Dancing on the spot.

Balanced impossibly
On the substanceless sea:
Hidden rock with seal.


Yvonne Marjot is a British-born New Zealander living on an island off the west coast of Scotland. So far she’s self-published four e-novels to Amazon for Kindle, and won the poetry award at Britwriters Awards 2012. Her first volume of poetry, The Knitted Curiosity Cabinet, has just been published by Indigo Dreams Publishing .


About angelikarust

My name is Angelika Rust. I was born in Vienna in 1977. These days, I live in Germany, with my husband, two children, a despotic couple of cats and a hyperactive dog. After having tried almost every possible job from pizza delivery girl to HR consultant, I now make a living knowing English. No, I haven’t yet figured out what I want to be when I grow up, whenever that may be. In the meantime, I write the occasional book.
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