Wednesday, November 30, 2005

technical hitch
the speaker suggests we
talk amongst ourselves
oak leaves
falling through
an icy stillness

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

morning frost
the honey has hardened
in the jar

Monday, November 28, 2005

mist and smoke
these long nights
also pass

Sunday, November 27, 2005

news headlines
I focus on the word
plight

Saturday, November 26, 2005

this morning's class
why am I at the front
talking?

Friday, November 25, 2005

heroic statues bound
with strings
of Christmas lights

Thursday, November 24, 2005

cold snap -
an eccentric assortment
of hats

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

two-for-one deals -
Elvis complains that he's
lonely this Christmas

senryu, probably

Tuesday, November 22, 2005


in the meeting
on virtual meetings
a presentation
on software
for presentations

kyoka - 'mad song'

Monday, November 21, 2005

bleary eyed
I keep polishing
my glasses

Sunday, November 20, 2005

winter sun
the coldness
of a white envelope

Saturday, November 19, 2005

fantasy
on a Friday afternoon
back down
to earth
at moonrise

Friday, November 18, 2005

winter bench
two beer cans
and a sleeping bag

Thursday, November 17, 2005

winter moon
the toddler's delight
at a bus ride

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

winter moon
milk and honey
in the fridge

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

winter moon
we don't share the good news
or the bad

Monday, November 14, 2005

new diary -
the paper cut
stings

Sunday, November 13, 2005

my notes
of the meeting -
snail in a hat

Saturday, November 12, 2005

Remembrance Day
the memory
of different silences

Friday, November 11, 2005

gridlock -
the guide dog's eyes
slowly close

Thursday, November 10, 2005

after midnight
that song I can't get
out of my head

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

days of rain
a spent firework
in the gutter

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

quarter moon
Christmas trimmings
in the pound shop

Monday, November 07, 2005

woken
by a senseless fear...
there may not be
enough dreams left
to last the night

Sunday, November 06, 2005


evening rain
the stallholder cries
'half price flowers'

Saturday, November 05, 2005

westbound train
glides along beside
still water

Friday, November 04, 2005

working late
red leaves
on all the screen savers

Thursday, November 03, 2005

librarian
keeps the best of last year's
autumn leaves

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

All Saints Day
on the bus they share
a joke, a kiss, a chip

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

all-hallows eve
the small boy brandishes
a plastic pitchfork