coney island light 
a kewpie doll in the sand 
just before sunrise

—Martin Gottlieb Cohen

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 4 June 2001 by Martin Gottlieb Cohen

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-09-26 07:40:08

    tears through the night-
    once lost
    found before dawn

    the coney island kid
    2005-08-13 20:06:12

    first warm day
    i spin round & round
    on a stool at Nathan's

    independence day
    a man from Japan eats 50 franks

    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2008-10-22 14:24:57

    one more fall
    spanish moss this gnarled oak
    old man's peppered beard

    syllable║17 (smallworld_1 at btinternet dot com)
    2009-03-29 18:53:18

    spring tide
    rock pool squatters
    totally evicted