on the black asphalton the black asphaltmy footsteps leave no trace --a Roman milestone in the grass
the old citadelthe old citadelechoes with birdsong –a green forest
a white cata white catin my pathgood luck?
The full moonthe full moon —just another lightin a crowded sky
Just above the cloudsJust above the clouds,at 500 mph —the stars do not move
dusty chessboarddusty chessboard the old master yieldsto his grandson
Gathering Darkthe sun has a smileangry - weeping - red passionthe sky wears a grin
Haiku 42frozen pond-by the raccoon tracksa web of cracks
haikuwrimo summer 2008*1*小夜風や枯れ葉一切れ道渡りsayokaze ya kareha hitokire michiwatarithe gentle night breeze-a dried leafventures across the road.*2*色褪せた写真を照らす西日かなiro aseta shashin wo terasu nishibi kanaupon a faded photograph,the westerly sun.*3*のどけしや車輪の前で鳩集うnodokeshi ya sharin no mae de hato tudoutranquility-pigeons gatherin front of car wheels.*4*傘の色多くに雨は降り続くkasa no iro ooku ni ame wa furituzukucolorful umbrellas on the walkway,the incessant rain.*5*夕焼の古い廊下や飯香るyuuyake no furui rouka ya meshi kaoruold corridor in evening glow-rice fragrance wafts.*6*
Winter Againdescends, the finaltraveler in autumns closea leaf touches snow
Pigment FieldsFlower heads bobbingwithin the heartbeat of wind — Colours become one
Yellow haikuWind catchesthe yellow sailof the tulip
night sky haikuadorningthe temple's roofcrescent moon
Meguriau復ち返る出会いと別れ花の下ochikaeru deai to wakare hana no shita.Again and again we meet and part under the sakura blossoms.
Will I also returnI was young as spring, and held to an autumn's wind like pomegranates hung from the highest branches before black crows hollowed them •autumn flurries came with the scent of fallen fruit, piles of dying leaves,dark brothers crushed underfoot to be shelter for next spring
a snow flake fallsa snow flake fallsinto the warmth of my hand –safe