a blackout
no light remains
except the moon

—Israel López Balan

About the author: I'm a mexican buddhist with a jewish name and mayan-spanish last names, who writes japanese haiku in english... What a cocktailized world!

Responses to the haiku for 8 September 2004 by Israel López Balan

    john tiong chunghoo
    2004-09-08 00:41:52

    night beach
    the stars and moon
    my eyes

    Kate (chrismomxyz at yahoo dot com)
    2004-09-08 08:13:28

    storm of leaves
    interrupts the news-
    bedtime story by candlelight

    ed markowski (1elmarko at comcast dot net)
    2004-09-08 12:27:51

    Israel, Nice work. One humble suggestion,
    drop the "a."

    the glow of the candle
    the gleam of her teeth

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-09-09 19:20:20

    sliver of moon
    unable to see the sky --

    my heartbeat