May 142011

by Don Kingfisher Campbell

Irregular heartbeat of
dribble on hardwood

Then glissando whistle of
sneakers preparing for takeoff

Comes crack of orange rim as
basketball is slammed through

Resulting thunder reverberates
throughout building air like

Notes of a concert followed by
ascending cheer in massive hall

  3 Responses to “From Break to Dunk”

  1. Hey, Don. Neat! There is such a haiku feel to this poem. Smooth, descriptive, clear. Congrats on this publication.

  2. Hey, Don. I like the haiku feel of this poem. Smooth, descriptive, clear. Congrats!

  3. This poem is a sla-a-a-a-a-m dunk.