Thursday, May 28, 2015

Haiku--By Robert Epstein--United States

piggy bank
our fiscal life

children’s library
a row of ducklings
follow her in

trail’s end
runaway boys build
a stone totem

Robert Epstein is a licensed psychologist who lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has edited several anthologies: The Breath of Surrender: A Collection of Recovery-Oriented Haiku; Dreams Wander On: Contemporary Poems of Death Awareness; and The Temple Bell Stops: Contemporary Poems of Grief, Loss and Change; as well as two books of haiku: Checkout Time is Noon: Death Awareness Haiku; and A Walk Around Spring Lake: Haiku.  His most current anthology, The Sacred in Contemporary Haiku, was released in 2014.


  1. Thank You for sharing your Haiku's. I like writing these but most of mine are bad. lol. Please keep sharing.

  2. Cool Haiku, Robert - a pure joy to read! S

  3. Excellent!!! I love these, thanks for sharing!

  4. I particularly liked the second one, that one was very cute. I really enjoyed reading your awesome Haiku this morning.