Thursday, April 28, 2011

Missing son

a shred of kite
flaps in the wind
their missing son

World Haiku Review
Vol. 7, Issue 2, August 2009

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Easter Sunday

a morning glory
greets the early dawn
Easter Sunday

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

Saturday, April 16, 2011


Why do
we live from day
to day in endless quest
for wealth, while we forget to tend
our soul?

In my book, Rustle of bamboo leaves,
but originally published in
World Haiku Review
Vol. 1, Issue 3, Nov. 2001

Friday, April 15, 2011

Widower's love

buds burst
in the leafless tree
this early spring
the widower’s love

Modern English Tanka
Vol. 1, No. 4, Summer 2007

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Spring advent

spring harbingers
two birds cavort
in my front lawn

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Old age

nearing home
the sun starts to set
in my rear-view mirror

Notes from the Gean
Vol. 2, Issue 1, June 2010