Scratch that!

Initial sketches of the Australian 10 cent coin
Initial sketches of the Australian $0.10 coin
Royal Australian Mint

Rethink every thought—
quite crappy the world will be,
if first drafts were last.

Vanity stairs

Royal Australian Mint, Canberra
Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

One step at a time,
climbing fortune-studded stairs—
momentary joy.

Remember?

Commemorative coins for the Great Barrier Reef - On display at the Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

“Great Barrier Reef”
She mouths at the inscription.
Curves brows, “Dad…what’s that?”


Can a short story be haiku?