Is This the Last Cycle of Almost Haiku by a Now Old Man? [cycle number 4]

Song Cycle by Richard Farber (b. 1945)

Word count: 120

1. My expanding orchard [sung text checked 1 time]

My Horizons shrink
My orchard exspands 
	five tree to six
But when the tree fruited 
I was desalted
the Persian lime was just another kamquat.

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2. My third chair [sung text checked 1 time]

There is now a third chair 
	found discarded now recycled
Very light very happy very gay
	Aluminum and cloth both grey.
I sit in my orchard
	the chair is not very conf’terble

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3. The hot east wind [sung text checked 1 time]

The hot east wind brings 
	the desert heat in winter
Twenty degrees or more   
	a week of summer
The hot east wind brings 
	the desert heat in summer
Forty degrees or more
	a week of Hell on Earth.

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4. The wind is brisk [sung text checked 1 time]

The wind is brisk damp and cool
It really isn’t cold outside
I hobble out to smoke my pipe
and write Haiku.

My nose runs

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