Jim KrotzmanJim Krotzman


Born: 1949, New Lisbon, Wisconsin, USA
Residence: Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA

Jim Krotzman is retired after teaching for 36 years in Wisconsin and Colorado. Krotzman realized a lifelong dream when he purchased 3.5 acres of woodland on Ten-Mile Lake near Hackensack, Minnesota. The Chippewa National Forest is his backyard. He is building a cabin there.


 

 

96 degrees
opening the refrigerator
the fly stays in

failed haiku 1:11 - November 2016

 

school lunch lesson
the mashed potatoes
seek their own level

failed haiku 1:11 - November 2016

 

Independence Day
the first time she has
forgotten her name

failed haiku 1:11 - November 2016

 

ceramics class
my coil pot explodes in the kiln
her water breaks

failed haiku 1:11 - November 2016

 

after plowing
the farmer’s brow
still in furrows

failed haiku 1:12 - December 2016

 

furniture store
with rows of mirrors...
I repeat myself

failed haiku 1:12 - December 2016


Sex at 70
Worrying whether she
Is too easy

failed haiku 1:12 - December 2016

 

After trial separation
our fishing lines
snag each other

failed haiku 1:12 - December 2016

 

accused of blindness
the referee finds
the player’s contact

failed haiku 1:12 - December 2016

 

steamy love scene
my teenage daughter gets
a bowl of ice cream

Mann Library's Daily Haiku - July 2016

 

the string collected
now trains morning glories
up the clothesline post

Timepieces: Haiku Week At-A-Glance, July 8, 1996

 

while entertaining…
the cobweb in the corner
traps my attention

Brussel Sprout, 1994

 

The cold
of the waiting room
marriage counseling

Mann Library's Daily Haiku - July 2016


after my arrest
the thump of a neighbor
beating her rugs

Mann Library's Daily Haiku - July 2016

 

his suicide…
sorting thousands
of baseball cards

Mann Library's Daily Haiku - July 2016

 

the smell of fish
on my hands
writer’s block

Mann Library's Daily Haiku - July 2016