summer grasses
an old blue car
without doors

—paul m.

About the author: paul m. is an award winning haiku poet whose work has been widely published. He is Treasurer for the Haiku Society of America ( and Haiku North America (, as well as book review editor for Modern Haiku (

Contact: pauldmiller at fctvplus dot net


Responses to the haiku for 6 July 2004 by paul m.

    2004-07-06 08:05:51

    yard of weeds
    newborn insects scatter
    as mower invades

    ed markowski (1elmarko at comcast dot net)
    2004-07-06 09:35:15

    Paul, just about as good as a haiku can be!

    Yvonne Cabalona (YCabalona at sylvan dot k12 dot ca dot us)
    2004-07-06 09:46:09

    Nice one, Paul. I can just see it. I hope you're doing well in Rhode Island. Adjust to that humidity yet? :).

    Dan Schwerin
    2004-07-06 10:15:05

    I experienced a visceral cooling as I read, and continue to appreciate this haiku.

    Excellent comparison. Thank you.

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-07-06 20:09:19

    i ponder which of "viscera" meanings for dan's usage ...


    summer breeze ~
    that heady feeling
    as she walks by

    Vasile Moldovan (vasilemoldovan at yahoo dot com)
    2004-07-06 23:01:50

    Neighbourhood -
    so many fresh weeds and wild flowers
    among the scrap irons

    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-07-07 07:39:03

    medan tour
    dried frogs
    blown for sale

    medan in sumatra

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-09-07 20:25:05

    in the air ...
    the dandelion rides