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.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

heat

the heat . . .
a silent fountain
drenched in moonlight

Second place, Shiki Monthly Kukai, July 2015. Kigo: Hot night

First place was awarded to our friend Polona Oblak. Well done, Polona

Friday, July 10, 2015

thoughts

night thoughts
neither here nor there
the wind rises

Sunday, July 05, 2015

rainy

rainy season . . .
the children pray
for rain

Posted as a comment at Gillena's blog.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

mosquito

mosquito night
the sudden slap
of a screen door

Shiki Monthly Kukai June 2015; Kigo: screen

Sunday, June 28, 2015

years

wedding announcement
all those years we didn't ask
and they didn't tell

For Bill and Jack 

Saturday, June 27, 2015

where

butterfly
where do I
begin

First place, Shiki Monthly Kukai, June 2015; Assigned theme: Insect metamorphosis

Thursday, June 25, 2015

her

her suicide . . .
the church full of people
I think I know

First published in Modern Haiku

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