six ants
come out of his laptop --
summer school

—Deborah P. Kolodji

Originally appeared in the Shiki Monthly Kukai, July 2003

About the author: Deborah P. Kolodji
Pasadena, California
dkolodji at

Deborah P Kolodji is the President of the Science Fiction Poetry Association and the editor of Amaze: The Cinquain Journal.

Her work has appeared in many journals, both on and off the web. Unfinished Book, her chapbook of haiku, cinquains, and other short poems, was published by Shadows Ink Publications.


Responses to the haiku for 16 August 2005 by Deborah P. Kolodji

    brad feedler
    2005-08-16 17:31:55

    ah! school days...

    home ec...
    my knees stick to the bottom
    of the desk

    class reunion
    the class clown's
    missing digits

    nice piece deb.

    2005-08-16 20:08:30

    laden ants
    stream out of his laptop
    eight byte words

    2005-08-16 20:57:48

    This little haiku makes me smile. A real gem.
    R K

    john tiong chunghoo
    2005-08-16 21:50:10

    winter storm
    lone ant
    on the wall

    bobby michael richardson
    2005-08-17 20:47:45

    deborah, if i could see you now, i'd doff my hat.

    from the bread crumbs
    two trails back and forth --
    six ants missing, more or less