Tag Archives: humour

Haibun – Night Fright

  Holidaying in Portugal, we came across a lake near Nisa and decided to ask at a nearby farm for permission to camp. We were greeted by a large dog, which lunged towards us snarling and pulling against its chain. … Continue reading

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Haiku in the Workplace

  hot desking — the boss’s squash kit goes home with him — Martha Magenta Haiku in the Workplace: The Ideal Boss June 15, 2017 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/06/14/haiku-in-the-workplace-the-ideal-boss/          

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Haiku in the Workplace: The Office Retreat

  office snake hangs about the yoga group playing the long game — Martha Magenta Troutswirl – The Haiku Foundation Blog June 8, 2017 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2017/06/07/haiku-in-the-workplace-the-office-retreat/

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Senryu

  wild child she drags her doll by its hair   wild columbine— he hurriedly deletes his messages   the journey on the migrant’s face road map   blackberries you really know how to pick ’em father says   zen … Continue reading

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Senryu

  eggshells the therapist’s wobbly heels   her wet tee shirt rock limpets   white wedding— the bride shrouded in a cloud of doubt   détente— a storm blows down my neighbour’s fence   aurora borealis crème de menthe on … Continue reading

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Senryu

  closet skeleton I agree to remember it her way   steamy subway I lean away from an armpit   coffee date I learn his life history in an hour   skinny dipping– a beaver moon bathes in the sea   bikini girl – he pulls in his beer gut   Failed Haiku Journal of Senryu April 2017 http://www.haikuhut.com/FailedHaikuIssue16.pdf

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haibun

Elocution lessons   Elocution lessons are a necessity for a strict upbringing. The posh tutor made us recite the following until we were catatonic: “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper. If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled … Continue reading

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