Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Haiku-By Robert Epstein--United States

63rd birthday
a lone Japanese maple leaf
Mom's next world greeting
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this morning
a silkworm at my door
seeking asylum
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lottery win?
we wave to each other
from our dream condos
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Robert Epstein is a licensed psychologist who lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has edited several anthologies including The Temple Bell Stops: Contemporary Poems of Grief, Loss and Change and The Sacred in Contemporary Haiku as well as two books of haiku: Checkout Time is Noon: Death Awareness Haiku; and A Walk Around Spring Lake: Haiku.

5 comments:

  1. Robert,
    I love to read and write haiku. I have realized most modern haiku don't follow the "traditional" styles, so I have adapted some accordingly. Great job with yours.
    Yours truly,
    David Fox

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  2. Thank you, Robert, for sharing your haiku series with us.
    Well written!

    Best wishes,
    Inge

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  3. LOL, love these, especially the asylum-seeking silk worm

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  4. Hi Robert. I enjoyed your haiku. I especially like the second one. Thank you for sharing. Continued blessings!

    -MJ
    (www.creativeinspirationspp.blogspot.com)

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