Fucku

The haiku is a form of Japanese poetry consisting of 17 syllables, in three lines of 5, 7, and 5 respectively. This political haiku sequence was inspired by seeing Amiri Baraka performing his ‘Lowku’ at the South Bank Centre, London, 2010. This is one of a cycle of fuckus.

 

28  

jobless in the stocks

                        lock

                        ups

                        work

                      houses

                         bed

                        lams

                   gallows-trees 

                          ty

                       burns

Text, Niall McDevitt: Pix, Mike Lesser

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