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.

Thursday, September 29, 2005

warm September

warm September
the old man can't wait
for the leaves to turn

Sunday, September 25, 2005

harvest moon

harvest moon
over the city
looking for stars

Tuesday, September 20, 2005


autumn evening
following my shadow
into the shadows

Saturday, September 17, 2005


pinochle and bocce
on an autumn evening
the old men gather

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

new car

new car
she takes her cell phone
for a spin

Sunday, September 11, 2005

New York: 9/11/2005

twin towers
repeating their absence

Saturday, September 10, 2005


of a faded flag
autumn afternoon

Thursday, September 08, 2005

not ready

the old couple
not ready to go in—
autumn evening

Sunday, September 04, 2005


raising the glass
to set the spider free—
summer breeze

Friday, September 02, 2005

late summer

late summer
evening advances
shadow by shadow