Ernesto P. SantiagoErnesto P. Santiago

Born: 1967 in Solano, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines
Residence : Athens, Greece
Ernesto P. Santiago says "He is too small for his ego. He is enough for himself." He lives in Athens, Greece, where he continues to explore the poetic myth of his senses, and has recently become interested in the study of haiku and its related forms.

 

swatted fly--
am I really dead
to you, dear?

failed haiku, volume 1, issue 2, February 2016

 

oh, sweet lord
take me when you're ready--
honeycomb

failed haiku, volume 1, issue 2, February 2016

 

eating at my desk
legally justified
the bee's death

failed haiku, volume 1, issue 1, January 2016

 

cancer call
the untrained eyes
look like rocks

cattails, May 2014

 

tonight wishing on
a bright star~ this child
inside me not mine

ershik, special issue, April 2014

 

fireflies know nothing about your god

cattails, Premier Edition: January 2014

 

rejected love ...
I bring myself an iris

cattails, Premier Edition: January 2014

 

committee prayers—
I plant flowers with bare hands
that fit your needs

cattails, Premier Edition: January 2014

 

she’s wearing
lighter eyebrows —
spring is here

Prune Juice, Issue 10, July 2013

 

summer lull deepens
the prison of Socrates
our muted chit-chats

second prize, Diogen Summer Senryu Contest 2013

 

among headstones
at the tomb of the unknowns—
plastic flowers


kernels, April 2013

 

beach walk
her hips too much
for his eyes

kernels, April 2013