jornales

for a moment of joy or moments no one pays for, i give myself a ‘jornal’. this makes me rich. try it.

STREET NEWS an experiment on mixing haibun and haiga (haibunga)

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Street news (a haibun)

A school of clams caused a shoreline village to gather whispers. A fisherman proposed that the shaman must talk to the chief clam. What about? A boy asked. The chief clam passed the word around…

 

hum by hum

moonlight floods

the secret code

 

Betrayed, the villagers turned to the clams and pried them open. In the streets, a furor rages…

 

about time

the chill turns

a white page

October 8, 2014 Posted by | haibun, haiga, poetry | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

At DailyHaiku’s Cycle 14 November round, my haiku

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November 25, 2012

carapace

the strand of emptiness

i tuck away 

                                                                                              

November 26, 2012

chill

a brick tile

cuts

across clouds  

                                                                                      

November 27, 2012

late night special

the postman rings

                                                                                                    a broken bell 

                                                                                              November 28, 2012

summing up the stars fallen leaves

 

November 29, 2012

cloud shapes

the turns we make

                                                                                                          in secret

November 30, 2012

tideline

the calculated risks

of dreaming

                                                                                                

                                                                                                December 01, 2012

because it’s your turn

autumn rain

                                        

                                                                                               

Please pardon the imperfect layout. It’s actually perfect in the editing page but somehow, when the post comes out, some lines go astray. I’ve been working on it for the last three hours but it just wouldn’t straighten out. Must be a trickster at play…it’s the first time I just can’t figure out what’s wrong. I hope you’ll read the haiku and enjoy them instead,  while glossing over the dancing lines. Thanks again for following jornales!                                                                                             

 (Artwork is mine, created in my iPod with doodoo)                                    

 

December 17, 2012 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

three more for ‘romance in haiku’

cup of latte–
passing hands
for one sip each

mug of tea–
just one for two

spring chill–
endless bird songs
ours

April 1, 2011 Posted by | haiku, poetry, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

august morning

august morning–

a chill seeps

into my gait

August 22, 2010 Posted by | haiku, poetry | , | 2 Comments