Doctor’s Surgery Haiku

A letter stolen,
Taken from a postman’s bag;
Bad news won’t arrive.


Dampy skin otters,
Swimming against the current;
Do they realise?


Men not quite aged,
Clinging to the cliff of life;
Why don’t they let go?


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David Charles is co-writer of BBC radio sitcom Foiled. He also writes for The Bike Project, Thighs of Steel, and the Elevate Festival. He blogs at

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