long before daybreak
the local rooster
starts warming up


—Barry George
        

About the author: Barry George is a regular contributor to the leading English-language haiku journals. His work has appeared in German, French, Romanian, and Japanese translations; in A New Resonance 2: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku (United States), and The New Haiku (United Kingdom); and in numerous annual Red Moon Anthologies. He has been a winner in the Gerald Brady, Betty Drevniok, Mainichi Daily News, and Kaji Aso Studio contests, as well as a Poetry Finalist for the Pew Fellowships in the Arts. A featured poet at the 2007 Robert Frost Poetry Festival in Key West, Florida, he lives in Philadelphia.

Responses to the haiku for 5 September 2002 by Barry George

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    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-10-20 22:09:22
     

    silence ...
    the rooster at sunrise
    today's meal

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