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, June 30, 2013


low tide
we leave our footprints
to the wetness

Caribbean Kigo Kukai, June 2013. Kigo: "wetness," with the requirement that the word itself must be used

Friday, June 28, 2013


high tide . . .
I was
young once

Posted as a comment at Gillena's blog

Saturday, June 22, 2013


reading the lines
in her face

First published in Modern Haiku

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

another spring II

another spring
the women
getting younger

First published in Modern Haiku

Sunday, June 16, 2013


Father's Day gift
my grandchildren ask me
to read to them

Posted, just a couple of minutes ago, as a comment at Gillena's blog


clouds parting . . .
a street musician
strums the blues

Tuesday, June 11, 2013


her pink violin
twinkle twinkle
little star

Friday, June 07, 2013


ripe peaches
the kids and I share
the sunlight

First published in A Hundred Gourds 

Thursday, June 06, 2013

June 6

only the wind
off the ocean . . .
Omaha Beach

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

another spring

another spring
hosing down

First published in A Hundred Gourds