Nicholas KlacsanzkyNicholas Klacsanzky

Nicholas Klacsanzky is the editor of Haiku Commentary, an online journal for the analysis of haiku and related forms. He started to write haiku with the inspiration of his father, George Klacsanzky, who was the editor of the journal Haiku Zasshi Zo. Nicholas also volunteers as a haiku mentor online.


 

family barbecue
the homeless godfather
plays air guitar

Failed Haiku, September, 2016

 

border war
the man smokes a cigarette
found in a trash bin

Failed Haiku, September, 2016

 

family photo session
grandpa and dad fight
over killing a fly

Failed Haiku, September, 2016

 

the dishwasher
has its own
mantra meditation

Brass Bell, September, 2016

 

blackberry tea father's tale about a grizzly

Failed Haiku, August, 2016

 

National Geographic
smell of grandmother’s apartment
in its pages

Failed Haiku, August, 2016

 

heatwave
the wrinkled wrestler
stares into it

Failed Haiku, August, 2016

 

teacher
the shadow of her finger
pinned by a staple

Failed Haiku, July, 2016

 

shaved head
of the one-year-old girl
her moon-lit earrings

Failed Haiku, July, 2016

 

subway
I read a novel
from the stranger's hand

Failed Haiku, July, 2016

 

the turtle moves
further into the dusk . . .
life after college

Failed Haiku, May, 2016

 

heavy rain--
Seattle no longer
my Seattle

Failed Haiku, May, 2016

 

sufi music . . .
I set the washer
on another cycle

Failed Haiku #4 April, 2016

 

sunset in the slaughterhouse blood a color

Prune Juice, Issue 17, November, 2015