I’d do it, again—the burnt toast,
flat tire, no jack,
pennies short:
to be


M. Shayne Bell’s haiku have been published in Blithe Spirit: Journal of the British Haiku Society, Frogpond: Journal of the Haiku Society of America, Haikuniverse, The Heron’s Nest, Mainichi Japan (where his haiku were listed among the best English-language haiku of both 2015 and 2017), and Modern Haiku, among others.