Samo Kreutz: “No more empty ground”

No more empty ground (a haiku sequence)
already sown in them
the bird’s sounds

planting beans
a small child speaks
about the cosmos

lettuce seedlings
no more on a bare ground
his shadow

watering flowers
all the new shoots
of her stories

Samo Kreutz lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Besides poetry (which he has been writing since he was eight years old), he writes novels, short stories, and haiku. He is the author of ten books in Slovene and three in English (they are haiku books, titled The Stars for TonightA Time Different from OursNo Bigger Than a Crumb, all published by from India). His recent work has appeared on international websites (and journals), such as The Heron’s NestThe Big Windows Review, Ink Sweat & Tears: The poetry and prose webzine, Green Ink Poetry, First Literary Review- EastAriel Chart, and others.

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