Imago lacus

The picture above was taken by a dear friend, the American poet Debra Kang Dean (please do not use it without permission). I met Debra three years before, when I went to Walden to work with his late husband Brad, a great Thoreau scholar. Once we spent hours tracking this quotation: "Some men go fishing all their lives without ever realizing it's not fish they are after." We concluded that Thoreau never wrote it, but si non è vero...

Sunday, August 9, 2015

6 haiku mundiales

Ningún secreto
entre la neblina
y la montaña.

Umberto Senegal


El huracán
se ha llevado los techos.
El mar intacto.

Rafael García Bidó


cuarto de hospital –
el canto de los pájaros
un día más

Israel López Balán



Brilla la luna
en el rastro reseco
del caracol.

Susana Benet



Campanario en ruinas;
abierto al cielo
el pico de una cigüeña.

Mercedes Pérez



Aquella nube
tenía forma de perro
hace un instante

Frutos Soriano



Bruce Ross, Koko Kato, Dietmar Tauchner, Patricia Prime (eds.): A vast sky, an anthology of contemporary world haiku (Bangor: Tancho Press, 2015).