Farmer Lady


can’t see too good.
So you have to put the ones in front of the fives
and the tens behind a red business card,
twenties in a separate pouch.
But if you just do that
and get rid of the rotten cauliflower,
she gets on fine.

Previously published in Bear Creek Haiku.

Nina Buck is an actress and writer. She lives in Honolulu most of the time, and loves to surf the little waves in Waikiki. Nina’s “Fish Tacos and Horchata” is also published in Reprint.

Object(s) to bring back to life: “phone booths, kerosene lanterns, bathing caps. “