casino
its light fades away 
in the dawn


—Martin Gottlieb Cohen
        

Originally published in Heron's Nest, Sept. 2000. http://www.theheronsnest.com

About the author: Martin Cohen was born in the South Bronx somewhere on Simpson Street, went to a Yeshiva on East Broadway and Canal Street, and then lived in the South of Brooklyn, the South of Long Island, The Southern Tier of Upstate New York, The South of Manhattan, and finally South Jersey in Egg Harbor.

Martin's e-mail address: martin1223 at comcast dot net

Martin also has a weblog.

Responses to the haiku for 12 January 2001 by Martin Gottlieb Cohen

  1.  
    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-09-05 19:26:16
     

    martin, a great thought, however, i was thinking, how's about an even greater thought


    casino
    hopes fade away...
    at dawn

  2.  
    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-02-05 02:30:40
     

    casino craze
    the man buys three packets
    of cigarettes

  3.  
    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-05-03 20:36:55
     

    predawn
    hopeful eyes ...
    one more roll of the dice

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