Category Archives: haiku

inamorata

today i was told: shampoo is okay to use, conditioner not. graven inamorata half-sung by runt and his duck. © SSJ 2017 Author’s Note: News headlines these days are depressing, among other things: about the devastating deluge in swaths of … Continue reading

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the lives words live

a handful of words conjures imagination stirs a world to life. © SSJ 2017 Author’s Note: Peculiar 5-7-5s And Other Imaginings A haiku or a senryu, or less formally, a poem with a 5-7-5 syllabic construct, while being thrifty with … Continue reading

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Elemental Haiku

While everyone is out there exploring the elements with their cameras, we take a break from posting original work for a fun weekend with the elemental table (or more properly called the Periodic Table of Elements), where even the elements … Continue reading

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walking on sand & sea

walking on sand and sea how can i mark time with my footprints in the sand beneath glassy sea? © ssj 2017 Author’s note:  In the above photo, the texture of the clear sea on sand may seem hard, rough and … Continue reading

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Panda Alert!

It certainly would be a surprise to find a panda at one’s door! If you were in such a situation, what would you do? 🙂 The photo below is of Ibzy and Imzy, romancing the panda! No! Actually, they are simply … Continue reading

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clouds 3: how we move on

a life’s database, in the good graces of clouds: how we work with words.   © SSJ 2016  

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clouds 2: poem for my father

you grew me strong wings so i can come back watch you soar your final sky.   © SSJ 2016

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