hunter's moon --
the tension at the end
of the dog's leash

—Paul David Mena

The Hunter's Moon (also known as the Blood Moon) is the first full moon after the Harvest Moon, which is the full moon nearest the September equinox. This year, the Hunter's Moon rose on October 26.

About the author: Paul David Mena was born in New York and now lives in Wayland, Massachusetts, where he works as a computer professional in the financial industry. He has been writing haiku since 1992, has published three chapbooks and has contributed to numerous haiku journals, both on-line and traditional.


Responses to the haiku for 29 October 2007 by Paul David Mena

    ed markowski
    2007-10-29 15:59:07

    on the money.

    first date
    her border collie
    on a short, taught leash

    Darrell Byrd (dbyrd37 at yahoo dot com)
    2007-10-29 16:56:30

    Nice one Paul David. Dogs know us better than we know ourselves...

    morning fog-
    the dog keeps some slack
    in our leash

    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2007-10-31 10:45:03

    harvest moon--
    the tension through her midriff
    a breath taking moment