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May Day

written by: Tim Gardiner



as she sleeps
so many questions
on 34th Street...
answers remain
on the 86th floor



It is in response to the famous photograph taken by Robert C. Wiles of Evelyn McHale who jumped from the Empire State Building on 1 May 1947.

Tim Gardiner

Tim Gardiner

Dr Tim Gardiner is an ecologist, poet and children's author from Manningtree in Essex, UK. His haiku have been published in literary magazines including Frogpond, Modern Haiku and The Heron's Nest. His first collection of haiku, On the Edge, was published in 2017. Tim's debut children's book, The Voyage of the Queen Bee, was published by the Bumblebee Conservation Trust in 2016.
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