1,001 Haiku Postcards

Inscribed, photographed, and mailed to random people around the world

What Exactly is Going on Here?

This blog originated as a way to broadcast my daily haiku practice. That project greatly expanded in March 2012, when I began writing the daily haiku onto a postcard, along … Continue reading

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More HaigaGraphy Coolness

  As an addition to our HaigaGraphy collaboration, Linds has gone ceramic on me! These individual pieces each feature a haiku from our collaboration.  

January 31, 2017 · 1 Comment

HaigaGraphy: A Haiku Art Collaboration

Woo hoo! For the last few months I have been collaborating with Missoula artist Linds Sanders on HaigaGraph: A Haiku Art Collaboration. Linds has created thirty original paintings, each featuring … Continue reading

January 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

after the collapse

after the collapse — the sun insists on shining, the birds on singing

November 9, 2016 · 4 Comments

Homage to Carlos “Haiku Elvis” Colon

Last night at the Pandemonium Press Day of the Dead reading, I finished my slot with some of Carlos “Haiku Elvis” Colon’s poetry as a memorial. Carlos passed away suddenly … Continue reading

November 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Haiku Elvis Has Left The Building

I’m terribly saddened to learn of the sudden death of Carlos Colón, aka Haiku Elvis, yesterday. A huge loss to the haiku community and to the art of haiku itself. … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · 1 Comment

Another Paper Boy Story Published

I’m working on a series of short stories about a paperboy in 1970s suburbia. (Not the least bit autobiographical, honest!) SHADOW BOX has just been published by Unlikely Stories, an online … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Embarrassment of Riches

On July 16, 2016, I was scheduled to read at the annual Beast Crawl, a lit crawl event that spans three hours and dozens of venues in downtown Oakland. I was … Continue reading

August 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

last week’s flowers

last week’s flowers — half a dozen white petals floating in my coffee

May 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

last day of treatment

last day of treatment the changing room crowded with ghosts

May 15, 2016 · 3 Comments