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

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Location: New York, New York

Haiku is to poetry as espresso is to coffee.

Thursday, October 01, 2020

lives matter

 off duty

he hangs his blue life

in the closet

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Whitesone NY September 2020

 red sun

the morning news

from California

Sunday, September 13, 2020


News story 9/12/20:

"Dozens of wildfires tearing through communities across the West have left at least 33 people dead, and authorities fear dozens more are missing and unaccounted for."

"fatality incident"

shielding my eyes

from the sunset 

Thursday, August 13, 2020

call it

I call it shooting

she calls it falling

I make a wish

First published in Failed Haiku 

Sunday, August 09, 2020


 resuming chemo

I ask the nurse

how she's been

First published in Failed Haiku

Thursday, August 06, 2020

ice cream

ice cream truck
the children think
I'm a grown-up

First published at Troutswirl

Thursday, July 30, 2020


mowers start
leaving for the dentist
just in time