shot glass
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Suzanne Herschell lives in the harbour side community of Eastbourne across from Wellington in New Zealand. She's an artist, curator, selector and judge of national exhibitions and poet with writing published in Meniscus, NZPS - A Fine Line, The Ghazal Page, Shot Glass and others.

Suzanne Herschell

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a fine drizzle of vertical rain
barely detectable
beside the passage of hours' foliage
gathers on powerlines in beads
as on an abacus
calculating a luminous equation
against sombre designs
a measured tai chi movement
elegantly eliminates elements
with a stealth of precipitation
signs of a sun and summer deducted