Category archives: Poetry

After the Wedding

cold summer night her hand firmly gripping mine we stroll down the pier from the distant Boardwalk, cheers as coasters rumble and swoon

Best of NYC 2005: Night

midnight summer breeze through the windows of a cab eyes closed, just feeling

The Haiku Manual

For those who’ve ever wondered about the mechanics behind how I write my haikus, here’s my manual of style. Haikus were originally an expression of zen philosophy, so they had a particular set up outside of the syllable count. Traditionally,… continue reading »

Best of 2005: Weather

slow, heavy breathing smoke firing out the nostril dragon in the cold

Selected early haikus

hazy autumn night through the mountain’s mist a blinking radio tower

Best of NYC 2005: Daytime

late for work, running buttoning up my shirt like a reverse superman

Hollister haikus

I leave home, then return to look for a paper already in my pocket