The Starlight SciFaiku Review, Summer 2022 (issue #2)

20 | Robotic Dust by Alex D. Lanzo

robotic dust
in the shape of humans
elaborate trap

the shape of humans
robotic dust

neurologic cloud
acquiring knowledge
hunting for prey

bending subject’s will
hot knife melting butter

down lunar dune
kicking up powder

Alex D. Lanzo

Alex is a 13-year-old, internationally published haiku poet who resides in Chevy Chase, Maryland with his identical twin brother and fellow haiku poet, Gregory, his parents, puffer fish, hermit crabs and beloved cat. His poetry has been published in Cold Moon Journal, hedgerow, Plum Tree Tavern and Studio and is available at