David G. Lanoue: 5 Haiku

3 March 2009

O Holy Night the burglar's footprints in snow
after her suicide we learn her name
crying tears of pigeon shit the bronze king
food poisoned in France a night of drizzles
pizza parlor after the murders help wanted
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About David Lanoue

David G. Lanoue was born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1954. He is a professor of English at Xavier University in New Orleans and has published a translation, Cup-of-Tea Poems: Selected Haiku of Kobayashi Issa; a critical book, Pure Land Haiku: The Art of Priest Issa; and two “haiku novels”: Haiku Guy and Laughing Buddha. He is a former director of the World Haiku Association and co-founder of the New Orleans Haiku Society.

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