home from the steel warehouse
dad's lunchbox
filled with baseball cards

—Ed Markowski

In memory of Arthur Markowski, 8/4/25-10/16/04

About the author: ed markowski lives and writes in auburn hills, michigan. his work has appeared in modern haiku, acorn, bottle rockets, and the birmingham poetry review.

Responses to the haiku for 26 October 2004 by Ed Markowski

    kate (chrismomxyz at yahoo dot com)
    2004-10-26 01:48:31

    in his wallet--
    a faded card
    next to his Visa

    enjoyed your haiku, Ed

    River Mary Malcolm (river at orcasonline dot com)
    2004-10-26 08:51:48

    Dad putting on
    his dead brother's "red sox" shirt
    after the big game

    Thank you, Ed

    john tiong chunghoo (bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2004-10-26 10:30:09

    war memories
    the japanese auntie tells boy
    to finish up the last grain

    sue schneider (rss at lanset dot com)
    2004-10-26 18:33:03

    meeting dad at the bus stop
    hoping to find
    a treasure in the lunch box

    my dad would sometimes have a piece of candy or a cookie that one of us would hope to find.
    Thanks for the memories, Ed.

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2004-10-26 19:54:01

    dad home, on leave
    c-rations litter the floor
    vain search for gum


    Edmund Schwellenbach (eddybacher at yahoo dot com)
    2004-10-26 21:18:34

    days of radio ~
    waiting for TV
    to see the blood

    2004-10-28 14:09:04

    autumn drizzle
    an open lunchbox full of ants

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2005-02-06 23:19:21

    solitary winter
    cross the steelyard --
    another day at home