Zen retreat--
i awaken
with a cup of coffee

—Stanford M. Forrester
        

About the author: Stanford M. Forrester is the editor of bottle rockets: a collection of short verse and a past president of the Haiku Society of America. A number of his haiku have been included in "American Zen: A Gathering of Poets" published by Bottomdog Press & "Haiku" published by Knopf. Most recently Stanford and vincent tripi have collaborated on a small book entitled "temple marigold".

To reach Stanford by email: bottlerockets_99 at yahoo.com

 

Responses to the haiku for 25 July 2006 by Stanford M. Forrester

  1.  
    Angelika Wienert
    2006-07-25 01:11:49
     

    yeah!

    i like this ku!

    this humor has deepness!

  2.  
    Jeffrey Winke
    2006-07-25 09:52:37
     

    ahhhhh yes, my form of daily awakening -- very clever Stanford.

  3.  
    lee nelson
    2006-07-25 12:17:59
     

    nice poem.

    Satori
    the essence of a rotted shad
    in the fragrance of a rose

  4.  
    Vasile Moldovan
    2006-07-26 12:56:38
     

    Meditation...
    looking the world through
    coffee steam

  5.  
    Georgia
    2006-07-26 13:23:44
     

    waking thrice
    caffeine & Zen
    then irony

    Interesting poem.

  6.  
    Kurvin
    2006-07-28 07:24:24
     

    It's very good.

  7.  
    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2006-08-03 17:31:33
     

    zen moment-
    sand flea
    competes for my attention

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