oursonpolaire (oursonpolaire) wrote,

Learned Societies Haiku

Panting professors
delirious for funding;
disappointment looms.

Application forms,
gleaming, awaiting signature,
smiling like the shark.

Jambalaya's chef,
overwhelmed by delegates,
pleads for their mercy.

(from the Song of Bureaucrat, Vol III)

  • Birthday Senryu

    . Let the Naiads sing Who will wear the Starry Crown? Then eat cake. (from The Paean of Dignity, 3d edn)

  • Wishing for Warm Water Senryu

    Caribbean Dreams waylay us in deep winter but the snow prevails (from Crepuscular Idyll)

  • Escape to the Plaza Haiku

    An invocation of contradiction of sorts Winter is still with us. (From Tales of Persepolis: Lockdown Lays)

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