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H. Curtis Dunlap

funeral procession —
the town drunk tips
his tattered hat

— H. Curtis Dunlap

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  1. .
    beer garden table
    the blurred edges
    of many circles
    .
    first published: paper wasp vol. 11 no 4, Spring 2005
    .
    last rites –
    incense dilutes the reek
    of Irish whiskey
    .
    first published Haiku Harvest , Spring/Summer 2006
    .
    bellbirds –
    half a dozen stubbies
    clinking in the creek
    .
    first published paper wasp, vol 15, no 3, Winter 2009

  2. tumbleweed
    rolling down main street
    the town drunk
    tumbleweed
    rolling down main street
    the town drunk (Otata)
    .
    walking home drunk
    across darkened fields
    avoiding the scarecrow (Presence)
    .
    kicking a beer can
    along the old cobbled street
    drunk father and son (Prune Juice)
    .
    bottle top glasses
    drunk enough to find me
    attractive (Failed Haiku)

    drunk again
    he winds a dark path home
    cursing lost stars (Shot Glass Journal)

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