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.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

solstice . . .

solstice . . .
and now the days
grow shorter

Monday, June 13, 2016


forty-nine* dead
the candidate accepts

*as of this writing

Sunday, June 12, 2016


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

Posted as a comment at Jo's blog

Monday, June 06, 2016


a day
at the beach
June 6

Thursday, June 02, 2016


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.