ancient cemetery --
in a leafless tree
a few persimmons

—Charles Trumbull

Previously published in Persimmon, 1:1 (fall 1997)

About the author: Charles Trumbull is an editor for Encyclopaedia Britannica and lives in Evanston, Illinois. He has been writing haiku since 1991. He was editor (1996-2002) of the Haiku Society of America Newsletter, president of the HSA in 2004 and 2005, and an organizer of the Haiku North America 1999 conference. He is currently editor of Modern Haiku and proprietor of Deep North Press, a publisher of haiku books.

No Web page yet; e-mail: trumbullc at comcast dot net

Responses to the haiku for 6 December 2002 by Charles Trumbull

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-10-30 07:44:49

    burial place:
    the dead walk among us
    read a novel, lately

    2006-12-15 10:17:43

    late autumn light
    dried persimmons darken on the sill

    2009-01-11 17:32:17

    winter's bitterness
    her serving of green persimmons
    his lockjaw

    Vasile Moldovan
    2009-01-12 01:18:36

    A handful
    of persimmons...
    for the dead souls