Senryū of Lori A Minor



I lose the lily

petal by petal



il mio giglio sfiorisce

petalo per petalo


Lori A Minor

This senryū has been selected on the short list for the H Gene Murtha Senryu Contest and published in issue 19 of Failed Haiku as well as issue 22 of Prune Juice.

Thank you Lori for having shared it with us.


Haiku in the Workplace – May 2017

Today I post a series of haiku / senryū published in May 2017, on column “Haiku in the Workplace”, edited by Jim Kacian, on the site “The Haiku Foundation”.

Enjoy the reading!


  • Springtime in the Office – May 3

pansies near the printer

. . . tapis roulant

before the salad


  • The Man (or Woman) from IT – May 10

my husband opines

on IT at dinner:

I think of a haiku


  • The Personal Performance Review – May 17

first leaves fall . . .

a student’s smile is

the teacher’s ruler


  • Bring Your Child to Work Day – May 24

kindergarten on strike —

mascot for a day

in mom’s classroom


  • First Day at the New Job – May 31

new job . . .

with a smile my husband

went to the wrong office


Elisa Allo