pitch black
moving toward her lips. . .
I kiss her nose

—Jeffrey Winke

About the author: Jeffrey Winke, jeff_winke at yahoo dot com

Jeffrey Winke is an industrial writer and adjunct university professor of modern poetry, business communication and public speaking in Milwaukee, Wis. His recent book What's Not There: Selected Haiku of Jeffrey Winke is a 2002 Merit Book Award winner. His motion graphics haiku collection, Chances, has been selected as a Cool Site winner. And a collection of Winke's essays combined with found art was recently exhibited at Milwaukee's Green Dragon Freedom Cafè gallery.

Responses to the haiku for 17 February 2004 by Jeffrey Winke

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-02-18 01:01:45

    power outage
    our bodies drip with sweat ...
    in the heat of passion

    2004-02-18 05:18:14

    twinkling lamp-post
    reveals the tears
    in her eyes

    ed markowski (1elmarko at comcast dot net)
    2004-02-18 10:57:22

    sea breeze
    the even flow of her breath
    into mine

    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-02-20 01:33:48

    the nextdoor child cries
    to accompany mom to mart

    Marjo in San Francisco (marjosfo at earthlink dot net)
    2004-02-21 18:17:46

    SF earthquake power outage
    cold dinners in the dark
    ...not romantic after three days

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-08-10 16:12:50

    flickering candle --
    feeling her whispers
    in my ear