A blog devoted mainly to haiku and senryu and to thoughts about, and inspired by, haiku and senryu.

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Location: New York, New York

Haiku is to poetry as espresso is to coffee.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Memorial Day

a pacifier
for the crying child
Memorial Day

Saturday, May 21, 2016


school's out --
a teenager slaps
the STOP sign

Saturday, May 14, 2016


country road . . .
looking at stars
till I stagger

Posted as a comment at John McDonald's blog

Monday, May 09, 2016


class reunion
an old friend's glance
at my name tag

First place, Shiki Monthly Kukai, May 2016; keyword: friend

Monday, May 02, 2016


a cry of geese
closing the distance
between us

Second place, Shiki Monthly Kukai, April 2016; Kigo: migration