sunset garden
the dust of peaches
and baby's breath

—Deborah Russell

About the author: Deborah Russell, Artist/Poet/Photographer

2002 - Traveled to Japan, September, Basho Journey along with Jim & Patricia Hackett, Dr. Bruce Ross and members of WHC and WHA. Attended World Haiku Festival- 2002, Akita, Japan 2003 - Haiku North America , New York City. Haiku Published in: Buddha's Temple, Haiku Poet, World Haiku Review, Haiku Society of America's: Modern Haiku, Mainichi News,AMAZE Cinquain, Gunpowder River Poetry, Yu Ouyang's "Otherland", World Tempos Journal, Fiere Lingue, Kamakura Prints. Poetry journals: New Zealand Poetry, South African Poetry Review and Scotland Poetry. Work included in Japan Times publication: HAIKU NO SUSUME by Ikuyo Yoshimura and Mitsugu Abe, ISBN4-7890-1124-0, Haiku North America Anthology: Brocade of Leaves - ISBN 1-878798-27-8, Cherry Blossoms- ISBN 91-974319-90, The 911 Project: September Eleven: Maryland Voices - ISBN# 1-891529-09-9



Responses to the haiku for 23 July 2004 by Deborah Russell

    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-07-24 10:20:48

    each gust of wind
    the glitter in the sea merges

    2004-07-24 14:49:04

    tired smile
    little boy
    covered in mashed peaches

    Vasile Moldovan (vasilemoldovan at yahoo dot com)
    2004-07-25 03:37:17

    Spring allergy-
    the baby rejecting the bosom
    of a unknown "peach"

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-07-25 21:52:09

    tears shed
    faded purple blossoms
    covering the green lawn --
    closing act