Haiku in the Workplace – April 2017

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

Enjoy the reading!

  • Auto-Correct (or Spelchek) – April 5

submission . . .

my tale rejected

too many typos

 

  • The Team Meeting – April 12

brainstorming . . .

too original ideas

Principal waves them off

 

  • Maternity / Paternity Leave – April 19

Spring Market . . .

a dad wrapped

in a baby sling

  • The Ex-Pat – April 26

Switzerland . . .

half of my heart lives

beyond the Alps

***

Elisa Allo

 

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This photo refers to haiku on April 19th

 

Haiku in the Workplace – March 2017

Oggi posto una serie di haiku/senryū pubblicati nel mese di Marzo 2017 sulla rubrica “Haiku in the Workplace“, curata da Jim Kacian, sul sito “The Haiku Foundation“.

Buona lettura!

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

Enjoy the reading!

  • Interns & Trainees – 1 marzo

first day of training:

briefcase and tailleur

to appear older

  • Lost in translation – 8 marzo

meeting in German:

the notebook

stays blank

  • March Equinox – 15 marzo

school garden . . .

children with teacher

portray Spring

  • The Boss’s Spouse – 22 marzo

St. Patrick’s day —

the boss’s bride

away with the fairies

  • The Vocation – 29 marzo

retired . . .

the barber finally exposes

his paintings

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Elisa Allo

Haiku in the Workplace

Stasera posto una serie di haiku/senryū pubblicati a gennaio e febbrario 2017 sulla colonna “Haiku in the Workplace“, curata da Jim Kacian, sul sito “The Haiku Foundation“.

Buona lettura!

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

Enjoy the reading!

Elisa Allo

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  • Balancing Work and Life – 11 gennaio

I punch the badge –

only twenty minutes

for my son’s pool lesson

  • Retirement – 18 gennaio

retired teacher

on vacation dreams

smiles of his pupils

  • The Commute – 25 gennaio

briefcase:

a heavier book

every morning

  • Workplace Accidents – 1 febbraio

head in the clouds –

the helmet rolled down

the stairs

  • Work travel – 8 febbraio

another trip —

I blow out the candles

all alone

  • The Answering Machine – 15 febbraio

Valentine’s day:

my boss will speak only

to a metallic voice

  • The Mentor – 22 febbraio

general hospital:

psychology tutor

is a clinical case

 

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