Thursday, December 31, 2009

Ode to Caffeine #1091

fresh ground organic
shade grown in the USA
brews great espresso

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

pieces of paper
printed with words and pictures
but saying nothing

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Two Score

looming down the road
calls to question all I've done
here's the big four oh

Monday, December 28, 2009

Senate Sucks

no public option
middle class gets nailed again
health insurance blues

Sunday, December 27, 2009

They might shatter

freezing cold fingers
make texting haikus so hard
while waiting for busses

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Downtown Morning

early morning fog
hides downtown high rise
peaceful Square morning

Friday, December 25, 2009


pugilistic Holmes
fighting crime and kicking ass
with sidekick Watson

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Port Blues

cargo ships at dock
unloaded by union cranes
dot they take things back?

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Sooooo tired

bed cries out "don't go"
I listen and roll over
work will wait a while

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Work = Rent

a light day at work
means less money in the bank
and rent day trouble

Monday, December 21, 2009

Wrong Place Wrong Time

frustration built up
rage released, resulting in
a dead pasta box

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Failing Boss

bosses should not spend
more time showing how they boss
than bossing people

Monday, December 14, 2009

The Masters

age weighs heavily
on thoughts about the return
to seek the Masters

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Not Happy

birthday dinner out
clobbered by the Elephant
too much Newcastle

Saturday, December 12, 2009

hero draws focus
to the flaws within myself
not easily fixed

Friday, December 11, 2009

Lattes by Kerrie

beans ground fresh at home
espresso married to milk
caffeine made with love

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Seattle Winter Bus Commuter Blues

pacing back and forth
waiting for the damn late bus
freezing my ass off

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Drunk Toss

drunk guy falls asleep
leans his head on his neighbor
tossed by bus driver

Tuesday, December 8, 2009


bitter cold, breath seen
ice puddles litter the ground
winter is early

Monday, December 7, 2009

Winter View

fog rolls across Sound
snow decorates the Mountain
beautiful morning

Sunday, December 6, 2009

No Power Blues

sittin' at Zeitgeist
runnin' low on power
no outlet plugs free

Saturday, December 5, 2009


high on espresso
looking for inspiration
but no luck so far

Friday, December 4, 2009

Lunch at Ralph's

roast beef and cheddar
dill pickle slice on the side
almost New York lunch

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Typical Artwalk

people wander through
glancing superficially
drinking artists' wine

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Pug Day

wrinkled black faces
curly tails bobbing behind
smiling as they stroll

Tuesday, December 1, 2009


relaunching the blog
committing to a whole year
haiku every day

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Summer Sucks

bad music seeps in
from window open for air
stereo must die

Saturday, July 11, 2009

New Bus Bane

ambushed on bus by
serial Pringles chomper
i-pod sound turned up

Friday, July 10, 2009

And.....he's back!

April broken arm
put a damper on writing
arm healing - I'm back!

Visiting McDermott

bone grows together
marrow channel created
still not fully healed

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Rodent Chucking

woodchuck chucking wood
how much could the rodent toss?
who really gives a ....?

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Amazing Obama

Obama starring
in Amazing Spider-Man
first print stimulus

First print copies of Amazing Spider-Man #583 with an Obama cover and back up story were selling for anywhere from $50-80 on E-Bay the day it came out. Wise comic book stores that ordered lots of copies made out like bandits.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009


low fat turkey meat
makes breakfast sandwich healthy
crime against nature?

Monday, February 2, 2009

Damn Rodent

Punxsutawney Phil
frightened by his own shadow
gives us more winter

Damn Rodent

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Thanks Kerrie

burger and a movie
plus a day spent with my wife
what more could you ask?

My wonderful wife Kerrie.

Saturday, January 31, 2009

Unreasonable Expectations

Obama's been there
in charge for over a week
where's my damn healthcare?

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Zeitgeist II

nerdy technogeek
wears a cloak, uses big words
annoys all around

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Writing - Blegh

heat treating is not
a scintillating topic
to write about

Friday, January 16, 2009

Out the Window

the dog was paint dipped
black with just paws and tail white
walking with her man

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Kids These Days

writing and reading
seem to be losing ground to
texting and chatting

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

He Ain't President Yet

lets let Obama
actually be sworn in
before we complain

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

The Day

walking Seattle
post office, library, home
bless you my iPod

Monday, January 12, 2009

Civ IV = Crack

rediscovered game
curse you Civilization!
I need to sleep now

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Meat Sale!

grocery store trip
stock up on chicken and beef
meat sale at Safeway

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Forced Obsolescence

HD TV comes
alas, we are unprepared
no coupons remain

Friday, January 9, 2009

Recycling Books

used books in the mail
in exchange for your old ones
Paperback Swap rules

Check out Paperback Swap. You can trade in your books for credits which you can then use to get books from other people. It's fun and environmental. If you sign up - tell them I sent you! (just put in my e-mail address for the referral)

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Obstacular Bums

a trip to Munchies
crowds of bums gathered outside
impede my progress

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

First Thursday - on Second Thursday

Pioneer Square fun
the mobs gawk in the studios
First Thursday Artwalk

If you are in Seattle go check out First Thursday Artwalk. You can even stop by our studio in the TK building.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

do not mix your bleach
with your ammonia or
you'll make chlorine gas

Monday, January 5, 2009

Might Snow

snow turns into slush
walking around through the mess
I'm tired of this crap

Sunday, January 4, 2009

No Fair

it's snowing again
unmelted snow still lingers
Snowpocalypse Two?

Snowpocalypse '08

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Later Dude

little sister leaves
she will be missed by us all
away in New York

Friday, January 2, 2009

Prescription for Friday Night

burgers at McCoy's
a couple of Hale's Porters
relax with Kerrie

McCoy's in Pioneer Square great burgers and a good selection of beer on tap including Mac and Jack's African Amber and Hale's Troll Porter

Thursday, January 1, 2009

New Year Hope

a change is coming
and I'm hoping it will mean
a Happy New Year