• By Daniel Leach

Three Traditional Haikus by Daniel Leach



Like ghosts, the buildings

Watch the changing earth and sky—

Nothing is empty.



Though in dark shadow,

Gnarled and bent, it seems to rise

To the light beyond.



On the other side,

Among the whispering pines,

The virgin snow waits.


All original photographs by James Chamberlain


Daniel is a poet living in Houston, Texas. He has spent much of his life fighting for the ideals of classical culture and poetry. His latest volume of poems is entitled Places the Soul Goes.