181days until
the Seabeck Haiku Getaway

Connie Hutchison

Kirkland, Washington

Connie Hutchison writes free verse and haiku, and sings with the Kirkland Choral Society. Her haiku has appeared in Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Brussels Sprout, Timepieces, and Chiyo’s Corner. Other poems have been published in Signals, Life on the Line (Negative Capability Press), Washington English Journal, Weathered Pages (Blue Begonia Press), and other anthologies.


through the open hatch
   the idle slap of rigging
   and cool night air


sanctuary tour
       as if on cue:
a flock of chickadees


after his telephone call
     her flute notes
          faster than ever