Victor P. Gendrano

Born in the Philippines
Living in Lakewood, California, USA

Victor P. Gendrano


graffiti wall

the rain uncovers

a poem


The Heron's Nest Vol. IV, No. 11, Nov. 2002


rambling thoughts

one step behind

a crushed snail


Haijinx, Vol. 4, Issue 1 March 2011


her touch

sensual and caressing

my lady barber


Haiku Harvest, Vol. 6, No. 1 Spring/Summer 2006


I shadow

my shadow

to her grave


World Haiku Review August 2011


hot autumn day

a leaf curls

into itself


Stylus Poetry Journal Issue 3, Nov.Dec. 2003


deja vu

he recycles last year's



Mainichi Daily News March 1, 2003


war zone

the white lily inches up

too soon


Notes from the Gean Vol. 2, Issue 4, March 2011


windy day

a leaf uncovers

its imprint


World Haiku 2005 World Haiku Association


texting while driving

he wakes in the hospital

with only one leg


Sketchbook, Vol. 6, No. 3 May/June 2011


let the candle's incense

waft with our morning prayers

as one with the universe


(in Tagalog)

samyo ng kandila

ating mga dasal sana

makiisa sa daigdig


Haigaonline Vol. 6, Issue 1 Spring/Summer 2005


his voice quivers

as he sings their love song

at her wake


(in Tagalog)

garalgal ang tinig

nang awitan niya

bangkay na asawa


Lishanu, Issue 1, Autumn 2005



in a moon's shadow

the owl's sigh


(in Tagalog)


sa anino ng buwan

huni ng kuwago


Canadian Zen Haiku Canadien Vol. 4, No. 1, Winter 2006


year end

thinking of what ifs

and what might have beens


World Haiku Review January 2011


a drop of water

combines with million others

tears of war victims


Special prize, 2006 World-wide Hekinan (Japan) Haiku Contest


still in bloom

California flowers dance

to winter song


Intercultural Platform 2000