December 2003, Volume 1, Number 6

chibi 'Dennis Michael Holmes'

Dennis Michael Holmes (pen-name: chibi) lives in northwest Georgia with his wife and two sons.

He started writing haiku in 2000, but, has been writing poetry and short stories since he was 15 years old. He loves traditional Japanese haiku and currently is studying under the haijin, Fujita Akegarasu, haijin for the Tokyo haiku circle, Kusanohana. He is a member of the northwest Georgia haiku circle, Pinecone and of The Haiku Society of America. He has membership and associations with many online haiku groups including, World Haiku Club, Cherry, Cherry Poetry, Nesrevinu, and Simply Haiku, just to mention a few.

winter butterfly
licks the river muck ~
deep Etowah

frost on the willow ~
a sweet fragrance
for a few steps

winter ~
mother's last letter
warms me

winter cold ~
echo of cicadas
from stones

winter moon
far away ... mute love

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