Sunday, December 26, 2010

Day after Christmas

day after Christmas
she gives a used card
to her shelter friend

Canadian Zen Haiku Canadien
Vol. 4, No. 1, Winter 2006

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Christmas spirit

Christmas spirit
he donates his Goodwill suit
to Salvation Army

Guys, take a break from non-stop shopping and smile! I'd say, it is all right to donate your used clothes provided they are still in good condition, and you'll wear it if you were to buy it.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Merry Christmas


Saturday, December 18, 2010

Christmas shopping

frenzied shoppers
I'll buy myself
a Christmas present

Tagalog version

sa maraming namimili
bibili ako ng regalong
para sa akin

In my book,
Rustle of bamboo leaves

Friday, December 17, 2010

Warm touch

winter rain
the warmth of her touch
in my dream

The Heron’s Nest
Vol. VIII, No. 2, June 2006

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Football fever

football fever
she hugs his pillow
for company
their bed grows colder
each passing game

Ribbons, Vol. 2, No. 2
Summer 2006

Saturday, December 11, 2010

80th Birthday

the regal tree
bends with the wind
bowed but not broken
he celebrates
his 80th birthday

Sketchbook, Vol. 5, No. 4
July/August 2010

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Child's Christmas Gifts

trickle of water
gushes to torrent
child’s Christmas gift

For a complete story with picture check this link:
Child's Christmas Gifts

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Grandpa's lost pipe

winter eve
on top of the fireplace
grandpa's lost pipe

This garnered Honorable Mention in last year's 13th International Haiku Contest sponsored by Mainichi (Japan) Daily News. Submissions came from 21 countries, from Australia to the United States.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Pearl Harbor

in V-formation
the geese soar over
Pearl Harbor

In memory of December 8, 1941