Category Archives: Stubbed Toe

cycle of modern haiku-ish sudden poems – written in bursts in Japan, Olympia, Utah, Guam and other sundry locales – assembled into themes, connected by sinews

Scattered leaves…

Scattered leaves
confuse the pattern
on rigid bricks

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from Hotsprings and Stubbed Toe, Occasional haiku… 1992-2004

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Furious strider…

Furious strider
flustered,
cursing into a box

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from Hotsprings and Stubbed Toe, Occasional haiku… 1992-2004

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Another crisp leaf…

Another crisp leaf
staggers down
cutting close air

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from Hotsprings and Stubbed Toe, Occasional haiku… 1992-2004

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Fiery maple leaves…

Fiery maple leaves
smouldering atop
damp mossy roof

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from Hotsprings and Stubbed Toe, Occasional haiku… 1992-2004

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Hot Springs and Stubbed Toe – Haiku-ish poems, 1992-2004

Grandma in the hills near Saji Tottori Japan - Obaasan
Japanese Obaasan (Grandma) in the hills near Saji-san, Tottori-ken, Japan, circa 1993

“Hot Springs and Stubbed Toe” – A collection of short, haiku-type poems written by DaveO between Tottori, Japan and Olympia, Washington between 1992-2004.

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