March thaw--
on a sofa left for trash
sits melting snow

—Barry George

About the author: Barry George is a regular contributor to the leading English-language haiku journals. His work has appeared in German, French, Romanian, and Japanese translations; in A New Resonance 2: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku (United States), and The New Haiku (United Kingdom); and in numerous annual Red Moon Anthologies. He has been a winner in the Gerald Brady, Betty Drevniok, Mainichi Daily News, and Kaji Aso Studio contests, as well as a Poetry Finalist for the Pew Fellowships in the Arts. A featured poet at the 2007 Robert Frost Poetry Festival in Key West, Florida, he lives in Philadelphia.


Responses to the haiku for 6 March 2002 by Barry George

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-11-28 18:50:57

    winter mourns -
    rummaging through the trash
    he tries the jacket on

    VasileMoldovan (vasilemoldovan at yahoo dot com)
    2004-05-24 23:34:11

    In the courtyard
    a carrot and two courtyard:
    the former snowman

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-05-25 17:57:46

    worn blanket -
    springs arrival
    even the trees sing


    sprayed against streaky window --
    clearing in my mind


    head in hands --
    music off in the distant