Sunday, June 21, 2009

another fatherless Father's Day

putting on my socks –
that little grunt
dad always made

………….… orig. pub. -Frogpond (XXVIII: 2, 2005); inside the mirror: The Red Moon Anthology 2005

- find summer solstice poems here and here at f/k/a; and also go here and here for Father's Day haiku and senryu -

Friday, June 05, 2009

james's first game

squinting to see him –
another generation
sent to right field

- photo: Arthur Giacalone; poem originally published Roadrunner Haiku Journal (Issue V:4; Nov. 2005), tie for The Scorpion Prize; repub. in Baseball Haiku (Ed. Cor van den Heuvel, Nanae Tamura, W.W. Norton Press, 2007)