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Archive for the month “January, 2016”

Issa: with high spirits

Old Pond Comics

op_issa_kite_ascends

with high spirits

the kite ascends…

green rice field

– #Haiku by Kobayashi Issa, translated by David G. Lanoue, illustrated by Jessica Tremblay (Old Pond Comics)

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Four book spine poems

“Found poetry” + books on a shelf = four more book spine poems at Bill Waters ~~ NOT Haiku. I hope you’ll take a look!  :- )

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Three book spine haiku

BookSpineHaikuNo1_Final

 

BookSpineHaikuNo5v2_Final

 

BookSpineHaikuNo6v2_Final


Published in Hedgerow: A Journal of Small Poems (https://hedgerowpoems.wordpress.com/2016/01/22/61/), 1/22/16.

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Four on yoga

cow pose —

the way my back

cracks

 

my

twanging abs!

boat pose

 

child pose . . .

becoming a small

ball

 

dead

to the world . . .

corpse pose

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Time capsule

What’s a book spine poem? A poem composed of…well, book spines!  ;- )

Please check out “Time Capsule” at Bill Waters ~~ NOT Haiku.

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Issa: sleet falling

Old Pond Comics

op_issa_goose_rice_sleet_steam

sleet falling

into steam rising…

rice cake tub

– #Haiku by Kobayashi Issa, translated by David G. Lanoue, illustrated by Jessica Tremblay (Old Pond Comics)

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Puff of exhaust

puff of exhaust

hangs

in the empty intersection


Published in Seven by Twenty, 7/24/11.

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