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woman by the sea

Now I see her face,
the old woman, abandoned,
the moon her only companion.
– Basho


Introduction to Haibun

One of my articles – “An Introduction to Haibun” – has been published at bookscover2cover! (Exciting!)

There are so many articles and opinions about what makes “good” haibun.   51 more words

Haiku Trilogy - the Bee

The bee staggers home
exhausted from the harvest
dinner and dancing

Laden with pollen
he pirouettes on his heel
and dusts himself off

You’ve been drinking and… 208 more words

Poets Corner

PoMoSco Day 11

Today’s poems are a result of more play than usual. Instructions: Select a haiku (or a few) written by another poet. Visit the Haiku Discomobulator… 260 more words


Haiku Friday, Poetry Lovers!

But for a woodpecker
tapping at a post, no sound
at all in the house

under my tree-roof
slanting lines of April rain
separate to drops… 79 more words



Basho Japanese Brasserie is one of my favorite restaurants in town. It is an upscale restaurant located in Fenway, a block away from Fenway Park. Basho serves high-quality dishes in appealing facilities and with an outstanding service. 186 more words

What is a Haiku?

The following excerpt is taken from page 49 of Haiku in English by Harold G. Henderson

“Nevertheless it is necessary to stress the intimate relationship between haiku and nature from the very start. 447 more words