garden candles glow
clinking glasses and laughter
September twilight

—David Greensmith

About the author: David B Greensmith, greensmith_david at

Brief bio: David Greensmith, 36, living in London, England. Works for JP Morgan.

I think the thing I love most about a Haiku is that it is so minimal and yet can describe images and feelings with such intensity. It's almost as if they can blow away all of the fuzz and waffle straight and just leave the core.

Responses to the haiku for 17 September 2001 by David Greensmith

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-10-02 06:21:36

    snifter of grand marnier-
    she says, "i love you"
    warm feeling all over