summer drought-
the Zen garden
in bloom

—Stanford M. Forrester

previously published in Frogpond

About the author: Stanford M. Forrester is the editor of bottle rockets: a collection of short verse and a past president of the Haiku Society of America. A number of his haiku have been included in "American Zen: A Gathering of Poets" published by Bottomdog Press & "Haiku" published by Knopf. Most recently Stanford and vincent tripi have collaborated on a small book entitled "temple marigold".

To reach Stanford by email: bottlerockets_99 at

Responses to the haiku for 11 September 2002 by Stanford M. Forrester

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-11-11 01:35:44

    yin / yang :
    summer in the samurai's garden


    Vasile Moldovan
    2005-08-07 00:17:03

    Dog day's...
    Even now at dawn
    so many dew drops

    2009-01-08 07:14:11

    winds lifting
    reds, greens mango blossoms--
    miami winter

    Manu Kant (manukant18 at rediffmail dot com)
    2009-08-30 08:05:01

    summer drought-
    the whole world
    turns Bonsai

    Manu Kant