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, 2014


I'll be taking a short break. See you in June.

They pass
So quickly
Long days

Sunday, May 11, 2014


81 springs
what the leaves
are saying

Posted, in a somewhat different form, as a comment at Gillena's blog

Wednesday, May 07, 2014


the only thing
we have to fear . . .
winter fog

Shiki monthly kukai, april 2014. The assignment was to write a ku using an allusion. I added this comment: I don't think you have to be American to recognize the allusion, but perhaps you have to be of a certain age (mine, for instance).

Saturday, May 03, 2014


long twilight . . .
already said

Shiki Kukai, April 2014; Kigo: slow day