Category Archives: poetry

below the crow first hole in the leaves

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I changed my blog to http://genemyers.blogspot.com

I recently changed my blog from this WordPress site to Blogger: http://genemyers.blogspot.com. The reason I did this was search engine optimization (SEO). For more details, see my latest column on the Haiku Society of America website. Gene

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Celebrating life–even at death’s door!

Whether it’s for gems to share with readers or to light the way in my personal quests, I am always searching for nuggets of wisdom. Sometimes I strike it big and they are revelations that seem like they should be … Continue reading

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my white window sill (ku)

my white window sill; the caterpillar’s long road

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haiku

lightning in the distance the feeling of a poem clearing the table

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Sometimes you need to lose things

Sometimes you need to lose things — a security camera hangs in the corner

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The day after fireworks

Yesterday, I asked for haiku about fireworks as my family sat and waiting for a show in our town. The poems shared were so good, I would like to highlight them! “Hi Gene, I wrote this on July 5 and … Continue reading

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old soul singer (haiku)

old soul singer with each step up wrestling angels

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feet in the stars (haiku)

hammock swinging — feet above my head in the stars

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…before counting sheep…

little god knelt at his bed before counting sheep

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The Poet

Mitch’s friend Bob felt sorry for him at the bar, even a little embarrassed for him when he spent $40 on a massage from a 20-year-old. It didn’t get any better when Bob questioned him. Mitch said it was the … Continue reading

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One of my favorite small poems…

One of my favorite small poems is Progress Report by A.R. Ammons: Progress Report Now I’m into things so small when I say boo I disappear When I first came across it, I didn’t have a clue what it meant. … Continue reading

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The Haiku Foundation Video Archive

Checkout the The Haiku Foundation Video Archive on Indiegogo.  I would love the Haiku Foundation Video Archive and they are getting close to making it happen. http://www.indiegogo.com/project/55435/widget

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