wind and rain -
just a gull and I
at the ferry landing

—Fran Masat

About the author: Professor Emeritus, Rowan University of New Jersey, 1972-1998. Fran enjoys volunteer work, running, and writing poetry in tropical Key West. Many journals have published his recent work.

email: cfmasat at


Responses to the haiku for 12 March 2004 by Fran Masat

    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-03-12 01:09:11

    ocean foam
    ebbing back and forth
    back and forth back and

    Cheryle Jenson
    2004-03-12 02:28:05

    typhoon rages--
    furious runaway train
    hour after hour

    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-03-12 05:31:19

    crisscross breezes--
    moored boats in harbor
    turning helter skelter

    john tiong chunghoo
    2004-03-12 05:50:17

    raging waves at beach
    my heart calm
    as the nearby sand

    Marjo in San Francisco (marjosfo at earthlink dot net)
    2004-03-12 09:42:29

    unexpected terror -
    small cruise ship
    Baltic Sea storm

    ed markowski (1elmarko at comcast dot net)
    2004-03-12 12:51:19

    shifting wind...
    three terns drift
    above the mainsail

    Vasile Moldovan
    2004-03-12 17:08:01

    Shower of rain
    scattered by the wind-
    between we, the quiet

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-03-12 17:29:03

    yosa buson
     he's on the porch,
    to escape the wife and kids--
    how hot it is!


    the raptor's flight -
    covering my head

    by bob


    Beth Rankin Campbell (bethrankin at hotmail dot com)
    2004-03-13 04:29:08

    Rising ocean waves
    Collapsing in exhaustion
    Only to try again.

    Mark Eugenio (PatuissetIsland at aol dot com)
    2004-03-13 07:10:23

    sudden ocean storm--
    sheltered on my porch
    island coyote

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-08-15 19:43:44

    rainy day -
    heat and more heat
    these days inspire