Thursday, January 28, 2010

Shadow of trees tanka

in the shadow of trees
i dodge the sunlight
the star
you picked me last night

Wedomartani, January 28, 2010

Footprint tanka

in every corner
i stop a while
just to see
leaves fall on
my footprint

Wedomartani, January 28, 2010

Morning walk tanka

morning walk
along the path
i wonder
where i might be
after light years

Wedomartani, January 28, 2010

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Frog and stream haiku

all day rain
a frog escapes the stream
a heart broken

Seturan-Wedomartani, January 25, 2010

Sail the street haiku

hard rain
hesitantly sail the street
:honking cars

Seturan-Wedomartani, January 25, 2010

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Barefoot haiku

on this platform
my barefoot sketches
running water below

Pakembinangun, December 19, 2010

Reminiscence of childhood days haiku

pale reminiscence
of my childhood days
dragonflies are gone

Pakembinangun, December 19, 2010

Spider web haiku

trace of midnight rain
a dew trapped in a spider web

Pakembinangun, January 19, 2010

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Bending light haiku

under hard rain
your hair bends
the light of distant sun

Pogung, January 12, 2010

Fading fugue tanka

fugue fades
as you turn your back
on me
and the falling rain
turns into numbers

Pogung, January 12, 2010

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Winter vacation senryu

winter vacation
her laptop hibernates

Wedomartani, January 7, 2010

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Fireworks haiku

new year's eve
no fireflies over paddy field
only flaming fireworks

Wedomartani, January 1, 2010

Monday, January 4, 2010

Basho's ghost kyoka

by the pond
a frog
prepares a jump
a poet waits
for Basho's ghost

Wedomartani, January 4, 2010

Family gathering senryu

family gathering
starts with very long
personal introductions

Banjarnegara, not dated

Bald head kyoka

losing customer
he rubs his bald head
and decides
to stop selling
anti hairloss

Jogjakarta, not dated.

Aching teeth senryu

my little boy
refuses to brush his teeth
"it's aching...."

Wedomartani, January 4, 2010

Saturday, January 2, 2010

New year haiku

new year's dawn
after the last crackle
it's the same sun

Wedomartani, January 1, 2010