f/k/a . . . the archives

June 23, 2004

after a long day

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 4:59 pm







 

just dusk

the hush yields

    to crickets

 

 

 

   the lake laps

all night the same

   quiet thoughts

 

 


by Jim Kacian , from Presents of Mind “presents kacian”

(Katsura/Red Moon Press, 1996)





comparing aches 

before the show –

senior organ recital

                               [dag, 06-23-04, thanks r.n.]  

June 22, 2004

visiting old friends

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 12:25 am




 


mirrors, mirrors

       drinking

with my bald spot


 from David G. Lanoue’s The Laughing Buddha  

sequel to the novel Haiku Guy.  Click to read Chapt. 1.

 

 


subway blues

strummin’ light

through the tunnel

 



by Pamela Miller Ness,  from pink light, sleeping

(Small Poetry Press, Concord, CA, 1998) to order see.

 




her dimpled smile! 

no exclamation point 

needed

                            [dag, 06-22-04, for k.g. 

June 20, 2004

solstice

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 10:33 pm

WelchSummerSolsticeG Click here to see the original photo-poem, from Open Window.

summer solstice –
a rack full of hats
at the barbershop
reading in bed Welch22Reading
my pulse flickering
the lightly held bookmark
Click here to see the original, full-screen photo-poem.
From Open Window. an online collection of haiku and photographs
…………….. by Michael Dylan Welch
late-comers:
fireflies join
the solstice party
…………………………………………… [dag, 06-20-04]

June 19, 2004

on the road to D.C.

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 10:59 pm



dragonfly’s warmup stretch

         tail up

        tail down

 

 



borrowing an antler

     the butterfly

         rests

 


from David G. Lanoue’s The Laughing Buddha  

sequel to the novel Haiku Guy.  Click to read Chapt. 1.

 











winding road –

constantly shifting

the sun visor

 

^^^^^^^^


high bridge:

clouds with trailers

right lane only

                     [dag, 06-19-04]

June 18, 2004

in new orleans with haiku guy

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 10:03 am



 

         red pixels   

  

 

       backyard moon

         mosquitos rush the poem

 

 

somebody’s little sister

 Bourbon Street

   stripper

 

 

     faint pink lips

where someone kissed

   the window

 

 


    from: Haiku Guy: a novel (Red Moon Press,

2000) by David G. Lanoue.  See our mini-review.

You can read the first two chapters here.

 

 








summer’s here

worked up a sweat

sleeping


                                    [dag, 06-18-04]




 


 

June 17, 2004

sunset sampler

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 10:46 am










    sunset gray

    above the dusk

a twitter of sunlight

  from birds’ wings

 




(Katsura/Red Moon Press, 1996).

 

 

train toward Baltimore

the setting sun

jumps the track

 



by Pamela Miller Ness from  pink light, sleeping

(Small Poetry Press, 1998), to order see

 

 

 

in the pink dusk

    with pimples–

face of the moon

 



by David G. Lanoue, from Haiku Guy: a novel 

(Red Moon Press, 2000)

 





it’s purple! it’s pink!

sunset inspires

             more bickering

                         [dag, 06-17-04]                                     sunset neg small 

 

June 16, 2004

for linda

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 12:10 pm

high on her swing
buccaneer with brown braids
searching for treasure
from her bedroom
the child banishes
snakes and skeletons
lush scent of lilacs
line the driveway from childhood
–mother calls me home
by Pamela Miller Ness, from driveway from childhood
(Small Poetry Press, Concord, CA, 1997). to order see .
email hugs
cyber kisses –
birthday party apart
balloons small

the gift
of wrinkle-resistant genes:
big sister’s birthday

[dag, 06-16-04]

June 15, 2004

two more from alice

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 2:37 pm

  yesterday‘s intro to Alice Frampton deserves an encore:

long dusty road:
I wait by the mailbox
for the cloud

watering the grass–
a smile from the man
who passes by
by Alice Frampton from New Resonance 3: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku
  (Edited by Jim Kacian and Dee Evetts, Red Moon Press, 2003)

vain flight:
hungry mosquitos  
front porch and back
[by dagosan:, 06-15-04] 

June 14, 2004

alice frampton: an emerging voice

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 6:59 pm

 



suitcase med

 







from Mom’s to Dad’s

the clickity-clack

of suitcase wheels

 

 



moving day–

warm rain

on cardboard

 







new recipe . . .

the scent

of ink

 

 

“newRes3″  by Alice Frampton, from New Resonance 3: Emerging Voices

in English-Language Haiku  (Edited by Jim Kacian and Dee Evetts, Red Moon Press,

2003, 176 pps) . The New Resonance series features new talent in English-language haiku

from around the world.   The selected poets are allotted sufficient space for their voice to

emerge and their themes and interests to be developed. 

 

Alice, who is an active member of pacific-kana and Haiku Canada, has generously allowed

us to share her haiku.  You can find a short bio, along with a sampling of Alice’s poetry, here

We’ll post more, soon.

 







four-hour drive

not one

haiku moment 


[dag, 06-14-04] 








suitcase small

June 13, 2004

from rochester

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 3:58 pm



                                        ………………….. by Tom Painting

 

 

 

nursing home

a stranger turns

my father

 

 

detour

she returns my hand

to the wheel

 

 

from  edge of light:  The Red Moon Anthology 2003  
(Red Moon Press, ed. Jim Kacian,and the Editorial Staff, 2004)

 

 










guest room

old friend
on an old mattress


[dag, 06-13-04] 

from rochester

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 3:58 pm



                                        ………………….. by Tom Painting

 

 

 

nursing home

a stranger turns

my father

 

 

detour

she returns my hand

to the wheel

 

 

from  edge of light:  The Red Moon Anthology 2003  
(Red Moon Press, ed. Jim Kacian,and the Editorial Staff, 2004)

 

 










guest room

old friend
on an old mattress


[dag, 06-13-04] 

June 12, 2004

haiku guy encore

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 1:06 am




 from Haiku Guy (a novel), by David G. Lanoue . . . . 

(Red Moon Press, 2000)   


 





the killer’s hands

   fold a paper

       crane

 

 

   not a burden

moon on the bent

     branches

 

 

too fat for that branch

        crack!

         crow

You can read the first two chapters.






alone

hugging
warm laundry

      [dag, 06-12-04]                                  . . . . . . . .

haiku guy encore

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 1:06 am




 from Haiku Guy (a novel), by David G. Lanoue . . . . 

(Red Moon Press, 2000)   


 





the killer’s hands

   fold a paper

       crane

 

 

   not a burden

moon on the bent

     branches

 

 

too fat for that branch

        crack!

         crow

You can read the first two chapters.






alone

hugging
warm laundry

      [dag, 06-12-04]                                  . . . . . . . .

June 11, 2004

childhood moments with Pamela

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 1:44 am


Ness-driveway selections from driveway from childhood,

  by Pamela Miller Ness  (Small Poetry Press, Concord, CA, 1997) 

 








small gallopping feet

on a collision course:

forehead & corner




 

midsummer evening

mother’s two-syllable whistle

                          ends our play



 

 

first love

in the summer gazebo . . .

little brother won’t leave

 

“ness-driveway gray”   to order see

 





repose . . .

the tenant below
smokes in bed


[dag, 06-11-04] 

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