on wet streets
the ghostly tire tracks’
slow fading
-

day 615

10:37 am March 14, 2012
on wet streets
the ghostly tire tracks’
slow fading

day 614

10:09 am March 13, 2012
altered pitch
of morning traffic
on wet streets

day 613

12:51 pm March 12, 2012
laptop shut,
music off, mind blank
on the bus

day 612

5:15 pm March 11, 2012
emptiness
of broken windows
framed by shards

day 611

3:56 pm March 10, 2012
zen garden
sand piled up in dunes
black wood sea

day 610

10:04 am March 9, 2012
news of snow
in distant cities
melting flakes

Bjorn that day

7:41 pm March 8, 2012

On the day my first grandchild was born, March 2, 2012 (day 603) I wrote this haiku in his honor. Then, the next day, I found myself writing another haiku about him, beginning it with the final line of the previous haiku. As longtime readers of these haiku will know, this suggested that a haiku sequence needed to be done, and I dutifully obeyed the impulse.

Here is the complete sequence that eventually came out over five days of Haiku Diem. I dedicate it to Bjorn Freeman Bloodgood. (more…)

day 609

1:55 pm
passerby
singing Puccini
to her dog
« Newer PostsOlder Posts »