the hollow boom of breakers
in the fog

6 Responses

  1. Garry Eaton Says:

    Very Pacific coast, especially after a storm chases the big rollers in. Evocative of the great forces we may sense but cannot completely narrow down.

  2. Merrill Ann Gonzales Says:

    There is something primordial about this haiku…a sort of sense of the beginning…a feeling of an essential home…a connection with the sea.

  3. Rhoda Galgiani Says:

    I remember the Valley Fog up around Sacramento, CA around December and January, where you couldn’t see two feet infront of your headlights. Eerie! Great Haiku.

  4. Sue Knapp Says:

    Very, very nice. Smell the seaweed and feel the damp peneterate your jacket.

  5. martin Says:

    summer night
    the smell of seaweed
    in the sand

  6. Alan Summers Says:

    Mike Farley has just lost his battle with cancer. He was a great haiku writer, and a cool person to know.

    harvesting moon
    the death of a friend
    a lost jigsaw piece

    Alan Summers
    …earlier version Asahi Shimbun, Japan

    this version i.m. Mike Farley

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