Here I collect small, polished, observational pieces/moments of experience - in a nutshell haiku/senryu or other forms of micropoetry and very short fiction.

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raining stars
the glow-in-the-dark set
peeling off
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Lainbach, Benediktbeuern, Bayern

raining stars

the glow-in-the-dark set

peeling off

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Lainbach, Benediktbeuern, Bayern

calm in the morning

calm in the morning
my new short story
full of gusts

'perigee moon'

perigee moon –

making the wine glass

sing 

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mind game gondola on the Danube
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From the International Danube Festival in Ulm, 2014

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mind game gondola on the Danube

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From the International Danube Festival in Ulm, 2014

cicada shell –
a ginger cat’s

.loneliness
Florian, who lived the first two years of his life in a garden, came to live with us. 

cicada shell –

a ginger cat’s

.loneliness

Florian, who lived the first two years of his life in a garden, came to live with us. 

In VerSuch, 1.07.2014

Nationen im Krieg
die Mathematik des Glaubens

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immer Wildrosen in ihren geheimen Tiefen
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"VerSuch … das projekt gendai haiku“, the German-language journal aiming to showcase the state and development of modern haiku, edited by Dietmar Tauchner and Ralf Broeker, is now online. Pleased to see it includes two of my haiku. Translated by Ralf Broeker, they can be found by scrolling down the July 2014 issue.

http://gendai-haiku.blogspot.de/2014/07/wartende-wir.html?m=1

'permission'

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permission to print my ears

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Bones: Journal for Contemporary Haiku issue 4, p. 19,  June 15, 2014

Three poems

Responding to three prompts today:
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slowing down time…
she pricks her thumb
on the spindle
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On the one hand, sleeping beauty, on the other, have a look at this article about time freezing or slowing down under certain circumstances: Click here
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Prompt: Scifaiku
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sea of clouds
the catch viewed
in time lapse
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NaHaiWriMo prompt: Fish
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in the middle
of a heart-breaking scene…
rustle of new silk
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Phillippine Haiku Daily prompt: Swish