Stanford M. Forrester is a past president of the Haiku Society of America and founder and editor of bottle rockets: a collection of short verse which is in its 23rd year in print. Sometimes he goes by his haigo, “sekiro” which means “stone dew” or “dew on a stone”.
January sun —
the snow melts first
on Buddha’s belly
are pretty quiet . . .
backyard fireflies . . .
a different constellation
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