Bryan Rickert


Born 1972 in Belleville, Illinois USA
Lives in Belleville, Illinois USA
Bryan lives with his wife and two daughters in Southern Illinois and has degrees in art and education. After teaching in urban schools for fifteen years, Bryan changed careers and is now a roaster in the coffee industry. He has been studying and writing senryu/haiku since 2012.


 

date night –
at every turn
a red light

Prune Juice  Issue 16: July, 2015

 

art class –
the window fly
draws our attention

Prune Juice  Issue 16: July, 2015

 

American Sign –
the conversation lulls
over finger food


Prune Juice  Issue 16: July, 2015

 

home late –
the look I get
from the cat


Prune Juice  Issue 17: November, 2015

 

working on the marriage –
an unmatched sock's
mate turns up

Prune Juice  Issue 17: November, 2015

 

tattoo artist
his body
of work


Prune Juice  Issue 17: November, 2015

 

street side bar –
the long line
of ants

Prune Juice  Issue 17: November, 2015

 

a moth
steals the spotlight –
opening night

Prune Juice  Issue 18: March 2016

 

moon viewing–
the mosquito and I
drink red

Failed Haiku  Volume 1,Issue 4: April 2016

 

middle aged
a few more wrinkles
in the suit

Failed Haiku  Volume 1, Issue 4: April 2016

 

cabin fever–
eying the potato
eying me

Failed Haiku  Volume 1, Issue 4: April 2016

 

internet down–
the distance
between us

Failed Haiku  Volume 1, Issue 8: August 2016

 

a swarm
of midair gnats–
family reunion


Failed Haiku  Volume 1, Issue 8: August 2016

 

sumi-e bamboo–
I turn a coffee stain
into the moon


Failed Haiku  Volume 1, Issue 8: August 2016

 

wondering
what he sees in me–
identity thief

Failed Haiku  Volume 1, Issue 8: August 2016

 

date night
once again
leftovers


Failed Haiku  Volume 1, Issue 8: August 2016