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.

Sunday, May 18, 2008


flag pin
in the salesman's lapel
Memorial Day
(I'll be taking a break over the holiday. See you in early June.)

Saturday, May 17, 2008

rushing the season?

the earth
pushes back

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

While we're on the subject . . .

Mother's Day
something sexy
for his wife
(Lest we forget. Published at temps libre)

another for mother

(Still not talking about anybody we know)

Mother's Day
she tries not to hide
her disappointment

Monday, May 12, 2008


shaking her head
before she reads the menu
Mother's Day
(Of course, I don't mean your mother.)

Thursday, May 08, 2008


the brook becomes
its sound
(Published in World Haiku Review)

Monday, May 05, 2008


desert lightning
the thunder
we don't hear
(Published in World Haiku Review)