first rain
the bright colors
of her summer top

—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 10 August 2006 by Jeffrey Winke

    prado chekov
    2006-08-10 15:30:05

    this piece appeared on 7/26/05 making it
    the first rerun in tinywords history.

    b. m. richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2006-08-10 20:07:18

    prado, i was about to respond with my original response.

    and yet--


    smaller and smaller each raindrop gets,
    the sun gets brighter and brighter

    2006-08-11 10:24:24

    The haiku is great, and I can't recommend highly enough Jeffrey Winke's Chances website!

    d. f. tweney (dft at tinywords dot com)
    2006-08-13 08:40:32

    Very astute of you to notice, Prado!

    2009-08-07 14:51:31

    panther sign--
    summer day in the glades
    this statuesque white stork