Scott Galasso

Drum Circle

Hands on skins
to the tempo

Hair flying
a soloist lathers
the crowd

Eyes close
but inside . . .
a smile opens

In between
the big Bam BOOM
stunning silence

Copyright 1995, Scott Galasso

Scott Galasso is the author of five books of poetry. His work has appeared in
Northwest Literary Forum, Poets On, and Color Wheel. His haiku has been
published in England, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, Croatia and Romania. His
latest book, a collection of haiku and senryu entitled Vermilion Falling, was
published in March 1994.