Posted by: David Giacalone | May 16, 2009

Simply Haiku Journal features Riverside Park

A foggy morning last autumn produced some of my favorite Stockade photos of 2008.   I turned some of them into photo “haiga“, which are images that include a linked haiku or similar Japanese-form poem.  Five of them were accepted for publication by Carol Raisfeld, the Modern Haiga editor of Simply Haiku: A Quarterly Journal of Japanese Short Form Poetry.

Yesterday, Simply Haiku posted its Summer 2009 issue online (Vol. 7, No. 2), which included a portfolio with my Riverside photo haiga.   Here are two of them.  You can see all five of the haiga at the Simply Haiku site.

– “first impressions” haiga, orig. pub. Simply Haiku, Summer 2009 –

– “waltzing across” haiga, orig. pub. Simply Haiku, Summer 2009 –

Suns Along the Mohawk Bonus:  Here’s a pair that didn’t make it into Simply Haiku, but deserve a little exposure:


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Fog Bankshot haiga

update (August 10, 2009): click for “more fog along the Mohawk.”


  1. […] Stockade neighbor” who prefers to remain nameless.   They make my own fog photos (e.g., here) pale in […]

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