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.

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

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

November 8, 2016

election day
kids in the schoolyard
playing tag

First published at tiny words.com

election day –
is the lesser evil
lesser enough

First published in Failed Haiku

As those of you from other parts of the world may have guessed, or heard, today is election day in the USA, marking the end of the ugliest campaign in my lifetime, and I'm older than you are.

Friday, October 21, 2016

nibble

the wind . . .
a squirrel crosses the lawn
nibble by nibble

This was originally posted, in slightly different versions, as a comment at Grace's "Passing Clouds" blog and Magyar's blog

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

gathering

gathering driftwood
she says I remind her
of someone

First published in Failed Haiku

Thursday, October 13, 2016

abandoned

abandoned factory . . .
parking spaces marked
Reserved

First published in Failed Haiku

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