Fine quintet

Pub date October 6, 2009
SectionArts & CultureSectionLiterature

WRITERS Four provocative haiku and a tanka from the Haiku Poets of Northern California, who’ll be reading at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Anthony’s Cookies (1417 Valencia, SF) as part of LitQuake’s massive citywide Litcrawl. Check out for more info, and for more on HPNC, including a contest.



the poultry truck returns

with empty cages

— Carolyn Hall


Evening fragrance

we walk among

the moonflowers

— Garry Gay



clear enough

to hide all secrets

— David Grayson


Hiroshima day

multi-color threads

on the weaving machine

— Fay Aoyagi


artichoke season

sharing my heart

I try

to slice it


— Susan Antolin