Tag Archives: Senryū

dog days . . .

dog days only bark left on the trees Prune Juice, Issue 8, Spring 2012 The new Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu and Kyoka is out.  Take a peek. Advertisements

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change of seasons . . .

change of seasons I catch myself talking to the wind The Heron’s Nest, vol. XIII, no. 4, December 2011

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Autumn confessional . . .

blind alley . . . she takes a turn for the worse           Modern Haiku, vol. 42.3, Autumn 2011 Confession #1:  Not all haiku/senryū are strictly autobiographical.  Confession #2:  I sometimes live in my head.  Confession #3:  I like living there.  … Continue reading

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Midsummer senryu . . .

password update: no more “secrets” left to answer              Prune Juice, vol. 6, July 2011 I wrote this senryu-style haiku some time ago, but I only submitted it a short while back to Prune Juice: Journal of Senryu & Kyoka.  Now, I’m … Continue reading

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But is it haiku? . . .

     The jars of octopus– brief dreams      under the summer moon.                                                   –Bashō (trans., Robert Hass) Much of what I’ve done so far on this blog is not, strictly speaking, haiku.  After all, where’s the obligatory season word–the kigo?  For that … Continue reading

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