Posted by: David Giacalone | 5th Mar, 2009

a poetic offering you can’t refuse

Senryu are haiku-like poems that focus on human nature, particularly its foibles, frailities and ironies.  That probably makes growing up in a Sicilian-American family just about the perfect environment for raising a senryu poet.  The only thing better might be living in a “mixed” ethnic family, with a non-Sicilian parent doing battle daily with the Si-Am spouse.

With that insight, three haiku poets from Sicilian-American families . . . . . .

  • NOTE: this weblog is in an experimental, brainstorming stage, while the participants decide what we want to do with SASS, and where.  If and when it launches, we will announce its existence to the haiku community and general public.
Posted by: David Giacalone | 5th Mar, 2009

after braciole

Posted by: David Giacalone | 5th Mar, 2009

first and last

biting her tongue
’til it bleeds —
first date

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