its light fades away 
in the dawn

—Martin Gottlieb Cohen

Originally published in Heron's Nest, Sept. 2000.

About the author: Martin Cohen was born in the South Bronx somewhere on Simpson Street, went to a Yeshiva on East Broadway and Canal Street, and then lived in the South of Brooklyn, the South of Long Island, The Southern Tier of Upstate New York, The South of Manhattan, and finally South Jersey in Egg Harbor.

Martin's e-mail address: martin1223 at comcast dot net

Martin also has a weblog.

Responses to the haiku for 12 January 2001 by Martin Gottlieb Cohen

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-09-05 19:26:16

    martin, a great thought, however, i was thinking, how's about an even greater thought

    hopes fade away...
    at dawn

    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-02-05 02:30:40

    casino craze
    the man buys three packets
    of cigarettes

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-05-03 20:36:55

    hopeful eyes ...
    one more roll of the dice