Category Archives: haiku

Woodpecker

  An industrious woodpecker pecks for a grub – idly I sit

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A Book of Common Days

A collection of haiku, A Book of Common Days, under my haiga (pen name) “Ogi” meaning “a common reed” is now available as an ebook at Amazon.com

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To be a robin living each carefree moment no past, no future

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Weedy, vacant lot abandoned and neglected a wildflower blooms

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Overcast morning gray pall washes over all including my soul

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Not falling blossoms tokens of life’s brevity but the blazing sun

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Not a soul present around this still, placid pond just the birds and wind I’m presently reading, I Wait for the Moon: 100 Haiku of Momoko Kuroda, translated with commentary by Abigail Friedman.

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A lone whippoorwill calling again and again – the sound of the wind I just finished reading Ha Hin’s (professor of creative writing at Boston University) The Immortal: A Life of Li Bai, a biography of the T’ang Dynasty poet. … Continue reading

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ghostly shimmering casting a silvery light – the cloud-shrouded Moon

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haiku

blue sky and white clouds beneath a cool, shady pine – carefree, leisure days

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