Rico’s haiku You can sit with a dead cat all night long and they Hardly blink an eye. 12.22.2007
Teresa’s haiku Skis slip through tall trees A past’s lost, a new life’s born Suns rise ev’ry day. 3.7.06 Teresa is a friend who had a skiing accident and now lives in a chair.
Lovers haiku I He sits beside her Remember being in love? The room fills with light -for two strangers in a San Diego coffee shop Lovers haiku II Soft leaf patterns fold dawn’s sun touch draws them closely breathing together. Lovers haiku III Dream sweetly beneath Blue and white memory quilt Recalling nothing. Lovers haiku … [read more]
Ojai haiku I Me at forty-five afternoon grows cloudy still cold wet night ahead. Ojai haiku II Sunshine breaking through streams rush down after the rain sage smells best when wet 5.13.1998
Home From Mesa Verde Luminous ideas of clouds, soft billowing pillows adrift, moist Pacific exhalations float across Colorado from west to east. Ancestral Puebloan songs fill the forest outside our house when we are still. Drum beats and voices harmonize with the distant song of the Burlington, Northern & Santa Fe two-thousand feet below. Smoke … [read more]
Japan haiku I Summer Sendai rain my first home in damp shadows bright Cascade cloudburst. for Ozeki-san Utsunimiya, 4 July, 1996