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.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011


a glass half empty
on the windowsill
autumn sunset

First published in Ambrosia

Sunday, September 18, 2011


midnight snack
at the kitchen window
a bite out of the moon

First posted as a response to an original by Melissa Allen at her blog. You can see her excellent original (and, if you're not already acquainted with it, get to know her blog) by clicking on red dragonfly in the list of blogs on the home page.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011


autumn memory
of those walks with my father . . .
the silences

A slightly revised version of a haiku originally posted at the Caribbean Kigo Kukai

Saturday, September 10, 2011


commuter train
an abandoned crossword
started in ink

Tuesday, September 06, 2011


morning shadows
a summer cough

First published in Acorn

Friday, September 02, 2011

moving in

moving in
to my sand castle
the sea

Third place, Caribbean Kigo Kukai 28. Assigned kigo: sand

Thursday, September 01, 2011


the difference
a sparrow makes –
bare branches

First published in The Heron's Nest