Tom Clausen is a lifelong Ithacan
living in the same house he grew up
in. His wife, Berta, has consistently improved many of his haiku and
been a steady source of helpful criticism. They have two children,
Casey (15) and Emma (8). Tom works in a library at Cornell University.
He enjoys bicycling,trains,the music of Donna the Buffalo, and his
favorite baseball team is the St. Louis Cardinals.
after our visit
in quiet, the things
I forgot to say...
knotty pine cabinet
above the toilet
two knots look back
rain before dawn
the two hours
I couldn't sleep
with a lot to say
a chipmunk runs
the stone wall