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re:Virals 10

Welcome to re:Virals, The Haiku Foundation’s weekly poem commentary feature on some of the finest haiku ever written in English. This week’s poem was Arrival & the Place Is gone — Amiri Baraka, Un Poco Low Coup (Ishmael Reed Publishing…

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Viral 8.3

Virals: a domino game of haiku selections and commentaries .......................................................................................................................................... (Viral 8.3) The Search By Rich Youmans .................................................................................................................................................................................                                                         stars                                                         roof aerials facing                                                         different directions                                                                  Gonzalo Melchor I first saw this haiku in Acorn No. 17 (Fall 2006). I loved the…

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Viral 8.2

Virals: a domino game of haiku selections and commentaries .......................................................................................................................................... (Viral 8.2) No Horizon By Patrick Sweeney .................................................................................................................................................................................                                                         burial at sea—                                                              the horizon                                                         so much nearer                                                                  Rich Youmans I read this haiku in Without Halos, a New Jersey literary…

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