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.

Monday, November 28, 2011

down under

down under –
her lips as she says

Shiki Kukai, November 2011

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

St. Cecilia's Day

Saint Cecilia's Day –
the sound of my own
tuneless humming

November 22 is the Feast of St. Cecilia, patron of music and musicians

Wednesday, November 16, 2011


surfing the web
at midnight
the winter wind

I've just posted a slightly different version of this in a comment on "voice." It's published in Haiku Calendar 2012, published by Allbook Books. If you're interested in the calendar, I suggest you e-mail my friend Mankh at


Sunday, November 13, 2011


a voice that says
my call is important
cold rain

First published in Modern Haiku