Carried by the wind
a gnat has flown into
a swallow's bill.

—Borivoj Bukva

About the author: Borivoj Bukva was born on November 10, 1948 in Karlovac, Croatia. Apart from haiku poetry, he writes prose and goes in for fine arts, esotery, and theosophy. He has published several books of poetry and prose, lectures about esoteric subjects and theosophy, and contributes to literary magazines, periodicals and newspapers, as well as on radio and TV. His poetry has been published in anthologies inland and abroad.

Bukva is also a painter with 28 solo exhibitions and has participated in 99 collective expositions, in Rijeka and abroad.

Borivoj's Web site
email: borivojbukva at


Responses to the haiku for 12 June 2002 by Borivoj Bukva

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-11-20 12:19:33

    thrown away
    borne on winter's winds ...
    "dear john letter"