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, December 29, 2013


winter solstice
I promise her
the dawn

Shiki Monthly Kukai, December 2013; kigo: "December holiday or observance"

Tuesday, December 24, 2013


a slice of last year's fruitcake
for Santa Claus

Merry Christmas to all! 

Tuesday, December 17, 2013


at the end
of a long afternoon
my faded shadow

Published at Temps libres

Saturday, December 14, 2013

first snow

first snow
a walk through fallen leaves
to my childhood

Posted as a comment at John's blog http://zenspeug.blogspot.com/

Thursday, December 12, 2013


morning chill
I tell her I didn't mean
the things I meant

Shiki Kukai, November 2013; assigned kigo: "morning chill"

Wednesday, December 04, 2013


evening rain
she lets down
her hair

Posted at Temps libre

Monday, December 02, 2013

last leaves

last leaves
the weight of
a raindrop

Posted as a comment at Gillena's blog