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, July 16, 2016

birthday

eighty-third birthday
I read the directions
one more time

First published in Prune Juice. The actual birthday date was in January.

Saturday, July 02, 2016

hillside

autumn hillside
a crow flies
as the crow flies

First published in Acorn

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

solstice . . .

solstice . . .
and now the days
grow shorter

Monday, June 13, 2016

49*

forty-nine* dead
the candidate accepts
congratulations

*as of this writing

Sunday, June 12, 2016

my

my manuscript . . .
spell-check doesn't recognize
my name

Posted as a comment at Jo's blog

Monday, June 06, 2016

day

a day
at the beach
June 6

Thursday, June 02, 2016

wind

the summer wind
bringing her shadow
into my cave

First published in the farewell issue of A Hundred Gourds, an outstanding online journal of haiku and other Japanese forms. It will be missed. The good news is that the complete archive remains available on line. Just give it a Google, and enjoy.

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