I learned to write watching mother mow the lawn. Back and forth. Ruling perfect lanes that her thin shadow marked. She did this every week – cutting and marking.
one by one they drop to the ground – overripe fruit
for the record watching you play baseball or golf or whatever does not count as a date in my book
Across many haiku communities people argue about what haiku is. Some people write mostly haiku and attest that you need kigo (season words) or kireji (cutting words). Others believe that you must adhere to “5-7-5″—though most communities have abandoned this…