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Mann Library’s Daily Haiku » Bruce Ross

early spring chill
within the tangle of old vines
lively sparrows

– Bruce Ross

curled in on itself
the little skunk cabbage
in winter light

– Bruce Ross

winter wind–
a spume of snow
lifts from the ice

– Bruce Ross

spring chill —
on short legs the sparrow
sips from Lake Ontario

– Bruce Ross

Source: Mann Library’s Daily Haiku » Bruce Ross

Mainichi Annual Selection 2014 - 毎日新聞

Jan. 1, 2014
deep inland night
not one of the winter stars

— Bruce Ross (Bangor, ME, USA). Posted 5 times in 2014.

Comment:**Bruce Ross, a master of haiku in English, has been the face of the Mainichi “Haiku in English” column for many years. His haiku reflects the tranquility of his mind and the haiku scenes are beautifully constructed.

Oct. 14, 2014
the moon
will soon be here—
i open the window

— Abraham Freddy Ben-Arroyo (Haifa, Israel). Posted 3 times.

Comment:* Kindly enough.

July 8, 2014
sparrow’s song
always close
to the edge

— Tyrone McDonald (Brooklyn, NY, USA). Posted 4 times.

Comment:* This is surely a result of “awareness practice.”

Nov. 6, 2014
flash of lightning
within a second
honest faces

— Goda V. Bendoraitiene (Klaipeda, Lithuania). Posted 4 times.

Comment:** “Honest” has life in this haiku.

Dec. 8, 2014
Morning chill
Silence absorbing into
Wood cutting sound

— Toshio Matsumoto (Osaka, Japan). Posted 5 times.

Comment:** Excellent, especially the second and the third lines with two phases of sound.

Annual Selection 2014 - 毎日新聞.

a cold haze . . . , by Bruce Ross / The Mainichi Daily Haiku: Nov. 1, 2013- 毎日jp(毎日新聞)

a cold haze . . .

the island more itself

at high tide

Bruce Ross (Bangor, ME, USA)

Selected by Isamu Hashimoto

November 01, 2013(Mainichi Japan)
Haiku: Nov. 1, 2013- 毎日jp(毎日新聞).

late afternoon light:, a hokku by Bruce Ross

late afternoon light:
the shadows of pebbles
on the road

Bruce Ross
from Silence Collected
Haiku from Bruce Ross 1997

The poet Tom Clausen, shares his random readings from haiku chapbooks in his bookcase with his Facebook friends. I am one of the lucky ones and his delightful improvisational poetry readings have made me into a gleaner. Many thanks, Tom! ~ yours truly, df

summer mist . . . a hokku by Bruce Ross

summer mist . . .
the cows eat right off of
the hay truck

Bruce Ross
from among floating duckweed
(HMS Press 1994)

Matthew M. Carriello’s The Contiguous Image: Mapping Metaphor in Haiku / Modern Haiku

The Contiguous Image

~ Essay relocated from amy king\’s alias and image relocated from @ Amy King.