Happy Year of the Snake
This haiga is part of a trio for Chinese New Year inspired by my fantasy girlfriend. See the entire haiga trilogy at my weblog simply senryu. Happy New Year to all my haiku and haiga friends.
- photo taken Dec. 1, 2011, Schenectady NY Stockade Historic District, Lawrence Circle -
- photo: foggy morning along the Mohawk River, Riverside Park, Schenectady, NY (29Sep2011) -
- originally posted June 21, 2006, and truer than ever -
-- photo: Riverside Park along the Mohawk River, Schenectady NY, by d.a. giacalone
- Good Cause: send a breakfast picture to http://shareyourbreakfast.com/ and Kellogg's will give a breakfast to a kid who needs it.
Arthur Giacalone: photo
David Giacalone: haiku
- first published in b&w at HaigaOnline 7-2 (Autumn-Winter 2006)
. . . in mem. Peggy Lyles (1939-2010). See the Haiku Foundation tribute Peggy Willis Lyles at their weblog Troutswirl (September 6, 2010)
. . . see our memorial tribute “let us celebrate Peggy Lyles” (Oct. 9, 2010)
- orig. version of poem pub. 45th WHA Haiga Contest (May 2007) (May 2007); photo by Arthur Giacalone
- above poem and haiga are the revised, non-tell-em versions (thanks to Aurora Antonovic), originally at MagnaPoets Japanese Form (June 1, 2007) in a b&w version
- find fireworks (and watermelon) haiku and senryu by the f/k/a family of poets here; and photos of the annual Jumpin' Jack's fireworks display in Scotia, NY, taken from my backyard along the Mohawk River, there, for 2009, and there for 2010, at my photoblog -