Today’s haiku, “getting by,” is written on my favorite cotton letter-writing paper from Crane & Co (as you may be able to tell if you see the watermark in the lower left corner of the image). Yesterday’s was on a page from a Moleskine cahier. I don’t know which I prefer for this venue, but I’d love to hear an opinion or two on the matter.
I’m torn on whether or not to make this photo thing a permanent practice, so any readers looking to wield a bit of undue influence over me, this is your chance. Also, in case you don’t like the photo, or you can’t make out my chicken scratch, the word-processed version is below. read more
could anything be
as real as the smile passing
between you and me?
“That’s the trouble with you and me,
we always hit the bottom ‘fore we get set free
- I’m so far down, I’m beginning to breathe.”
- Over the Rhine