haiku-usa

A blog devoted mainly to haiku and senryu and to thoughts about, and inspired by, haiku and senryu.

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Haiku is to poetry as espresso is to coffee.

Monday, January 23, 2017

facts

"alternative facts . . ."
well, the world always looked
kinda flat to me

Friday, January 06, 2017

Epiphany

Epiphany . . .
explaining their newborn
to the dog

On January 6 many Christians observe the Feast of the Epiphany, celebrating the encounter of the three Kings, or magi, with the baby Jesus, as recorded in Matthew 2.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

.switch

starving children
. . .
switching channels


First published in Frogpond

Saturday, December 24, 2016

merry and bright

Merry Christmas, Joyous New Year, Happy Hanukkah, Glorious Kwanzaa, And good wishes to all, no matter what holidays you celebrate. Or don't.

day before Christmas
our grandchild moves a wise man
closer to the manger

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

cancer

cancer center
the paper towels
jammed

First published in Failed Haiku

Friday, November 11, 2016

old movie

Veterans' Day
the old war movie
in black and white

pray

praying
for the angels . . .
a leaf falls

In memory of
Leonard Cohen
1934-2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016

post

post-election
washing the dishes
doing the laundry

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