Tag Archives: haiku

Cold Florida Moon

New Year’s Day, 2018 Venice Beach . It’s not the state we’re used to, this time around – of the union, or of being. The breeze is less than balmy, the palms nearly as frozen as our own. We’ve come … Continue reading

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Toast

There’s things I remember and things I forget I miss you, I guess that I should Three thousand five hundred miles away But what would you change if you could? …I need a phone call I need a raincoat – … Continue reading

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abbreviated weather report, part deux

{with apologies to Basho} .. froggy, with a splash! of ……….chance.     ..  

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Mujo (WabiSabi Spill)

.. Summer Fall Winter Spring. We watch them pass in the slightly seasonless tones of desert life, watch these kids grow from tiny tyrants into baby mooses, all legs and attitude. We try to give them roots and wings. We … Continue reading

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1993

… We’re lying on our backs again, staring up at shards of sky. We know the names…Andromeda…Cassiopeia…the Ursas…but we have no idea what or who is where. I think I have found Draco, but then, I am always seeing dragons, … Continue reading

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Counting ’Ku

.. monday moon there’s a pushpin moon holding up this chalkboard sky; this smudge of day, done. tuesday stars pinpricked points trail off, breadcrumbs in a daring sky. we connect the dots. wednesday wings dawn flight comes slowly, with a … Continue reading

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Haibun for One Who Writes Beauty

.. She craves white worlds. Plows kireji and kigo through papered snow, rains cherry blossoms down on to our parchment feet with a delicate hand. Listens to trees. Asks the breeze to remind her she is a samurai warrior of … Continue reading

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