Category: redleafhaiku

Bless you, endangered 

tiger. We’ll see you again 

on the way back down. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Grandfather, what’s a 

steering wheel? My database 

just says “File not found”. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

The first casino 

on the moon will need to have 

much heavier chips. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

The dragon’s back is 

a hell of a thing to be 

seeing all the time. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

I find a small piece 

of my soul just sitting by 

the side of the road. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

A good compromise 

would be for guns to hold just 

one massive bullet. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Being understood 

is incidental compared 

to understanding. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Many yellow or 

blue wares are hidden and found 

in the red market. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

However briefly, 

smoke outlasts fire. This is how 

the afterlife starts. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Because it has so 

much in common with a sigh, 

the soul leaves by mouth. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer