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.

Saturday, January 24, 2015


year's end . . .
the time it takes a contrail
to dissolve

First published at temps libre

My friends, my computer is suffering an apparent malware attack. Until it's cleared up, I won't be visiting your blogs.

Friday, January 09, 2015

first snow

first snow
walking through fallen leaves
to my childhood

Monday, January 05, 2015

coming home

coming home . . .
the scent of the ocean
before the sound

First published at Temps libre.

Been occupied lately. Coming home feels good.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014


my face somewhere
in the clouded mirror
a dewdrop world

Indi Kukai, November 2014; kigo "dew"

Friday, November 21, 2014


wisps of cloud
cross the morning sky . . .
traveling light

I posted a  slightly different version of this as a comment at Gillena's blog

Friday, November 14, 2014


moonlight on the water the weight of a pebble

Posted, in a 2-line version, as a comment at Gillena's blog.

Sunday, November 09, 2014

November 9, 2014

deep in the woods
leaves drifting over
what used to be a wall