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March 17, 2006

reprise: feeling a little Irish?

Filed under: pre-06-2006 — David Giacalone @ 1:09 am


Here are a few haiku and senryu from last year’s

St. Patrick’s Day post:




St. Patrick’s Day

a traffic cop directs





spring green

on the scaffold a workman

swinging his feet



by Pamela Miller Ness,                                                                            

“St. Patrick’s Day” – The Can Collector’s Red Socks (2003), a haiku sequence       

“spring green”  – A New Resonance 2 & frogpond XXII: 3






the little sake shop
open for business…
spring mountain






into the grass
at the shrine, pouring…
new sake




    translated by David G. Lanoue





Saints Patrick

and Christopher  —

sharing a drink and a ride






March 17 —

snow ‘s gone

snakes are back


    [March 17, 2005]





St. Paddy’s parade —

at the curb

green and yellow snow


   [March 12, 2005]



pickup g




drawing the
designated driver straw —
st. patrick’s day





2006 Bonus: from Pamela Miller Ness:


new kitten

the size

of her heartbeat


   Editor’s Choice,  Nisqually Delta Review (Winter/Spring 2006)

                                                                                                                            pickup gf


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