Saturday, April 19, 2014

Ed Baker: Saturday Serenade




this old fool
here 73 years
sipping ginseng tea
Ed Baker




Geisha with Doll by Hososda Eishi 



today
even in the mountain hut
rice cake for a doll
Issa
translated by David G. Lanoue


Happy Birthday, Ed ...


best,
Don

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Mary Frederick Ahearn & Walt Mehring: Wednesday Haiku, #156

Photo by Iprozac

 
  days you believe
  days you can't
a trick of the light

Mary Frederick Ahearn




Photo by Denis Collette



Snow flakes
flying past headlights -
only whispers

Walt Mehring




Photo by Kthypryn




just a smidgen of light
from the snow...
latrine alley 

Issa
translated by David G. Lanoue




best,
Don