Robert Epstein

Born 1954 in New York City, New York, USA
Living in El Cerrito, California, USA

 

in pine shade
for a while I forget
this life will end

moonset  7, 2010

 

checkout time is noon
I turn in the key
and everything else

Checkout Time is Noon: Death Awareness Haiku -  Wasteland Press 2012

 

zen garden
nothing
stands out

Haiku Society of America Members' Anthology, 2007

 

ragged clouds
how it feels
to hold a rake

The Heron's Nest  12, 2010

 

the answer is yes no yes breaking waves

The Heron's Nest  17, 2015; HSA Touchstone Individual Poem Award for the best haiku published 2015.