across the rooftop
sounds of a baby crying
come in on the wind

—Todd Mauldin

Poem written while sitting on the roof of the San Remo Hotel in San Francisco on a sunny June afternoon.

About the author: Todd Mauldin, todd at toddmauldin dot com

Todd Mauldin is a writer and spoken word recording artist living in Reno, Nevada. For more information please visit

Responses to the haiku for 5 September 2001 by Todd Mauldin

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-10-01 06:06:59

    pristine clouds---
    chimney sweeper
    glances at another roof

    2005-09-13 20:51:51

    Just one more...and that's it
    Come on...One more wont kill ya
    Tuesday, Vodka, now

    Hey Todd - just found this..weird how random surfing always leads back to Tavo. Email me sometime?

    2008-12-16 17:50:10

    straddling late autumn winds
    i-75, north bound
    bay of the hound