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.

Tuesday, May 31, 2005

checking e-mail

checking e-mail
a shadow twitters
by the window

Monday, May 30, 2005

a leaf

a leaf
flutters to the lawn
spring breeze

Tuesday, May 24, 2005


clearing out the office
on a spring morning

Thursday, May 19, 2005

May morning

May morning
a solitary goose
flies south

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

spring morning

spring morning
the florist raises
the steel shutter

crowded airport

crowded airport
waving to a lover
already turned away

Thursday, May 12, 2005


my shadow growing

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

leafless trees

late afternoon
leafless trees too
dance in the wind

Tuesday, May 10, 2005

on my mind

on my mind
putting clothes away in spring—
another winter

Saturday, May 07, 2005

reading the paper

she reads one paper
he reads another

Wednesday, May 04, 2005


old photograph
my wife's face
before she knew mine

Tuesday, May 03, 2005


This is a memory haiku, but it's also seasonal. The event referred to took place last spring.

fiftieth reunion
recognizing old friends
by names on tags

Sunday, May 01, 2005

palm branches

palm branches
weeks after Easter
still in the car