"A book of verses, underneath the bough,
A jug of wine, a loaf of bread -- and thou
Beside me singing in the wilderness --
Ah, wilderness were paradise enow!"

-- Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, as translated by Edward Fitzgerald

Thursday, April 21, 2011


Portrait or landscape?

Do the printed proportions

frame our daily view?

Unhappy Families Are All Alike

Even though broken

or odd, families do not

break at odd places.

#100 Since August 2010

Goal of one haiku
per day not met, but better
than Mendoza line.