Monday, May 31, 2010


wheelchair bound
the veteran feeds
a one-legged bird

World Haiku Review
Vol. 7, Issue 1, March 2009

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Spring time

spring time
a rainbow forms
in the sprinkler
he waters the lawn
from his wheelchair

Modern English Tanka
Vol. II, No. 3, Spring 2008

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Ambulance sirens

her telephone
continues to ring
ambulance sirens

Sketchbook, Vol. 4, Issue 2
March/April 2009

Friday, May 14, 2010


and embraced with love
by family and friends
what more can I ask
for my birthday

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Mother's day (once more)

my daughter
invites me to lunch
this Mother's day
just for a tender moment
she's her late mother

In my book, Rustle of bamboo leaves
but originally published in World Haiku Review
Vol. 5, Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2005

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Mother's day

two dads
and two baby strollers
Mother’s Day

Sketchbook, Vol. 4, Issue 2
March/April 2009