Tag Archives: haiku

The Calling

To live by a code, riveted to Fate’s decree– sword dipped in moonlight.

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Ryokan Was Here

Is it lonely, hmmm? Single tree fondled by the moist fingers of mist.    

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Nine Lives Minus One

For its last supper the cat asked for a cupcake– Christ, look at that flame!   (Artwork by Conrad Cooper)    

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Paradise Found

Decisive moment, revised throughout melting years– Love can be stunning.

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Look Closer

Her shadowcalled lips bear the stitches of past love– Kiss at your own risk.

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Classic Equation

A brief history of humbleness through fool’s prey– the meaning of pie.

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Fear and Loathing in Golgotha

Beatitude earned by way of human cruelty– The head count, shameful.   (Film still from The Passion of Joan of Arc)

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Hemingway’s Ghost

Every day and age needs a clean well-lighted place to exact its charms.

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Grayscale

For millennia, a cross that stones bear nobly– mute throughout the din.   (Installation by Yoko Ono)

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This Side of Paradise

Marshaling heaven the keys to the kingdom find writers typing.  

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