Haibun de la Serna

Finishing the 83rd poem in a series of 99 haibun on Monday morning, Meredith had overheard me recording the poem and informed me I was “almost finished” with the series I have been working on for almost four years, Haibun de la Serna. My friend Amalio...

Haibun de la Serna

I was introduced to the writing of Ramon Gomez de la Serna by Pablo Baler, a friend of Jose Kozer, around 2009 or so and purchased a copy of his short poems Greguerias (Aphorisms), to which Baler compared my American Sentences. Fascinated by the images, humor and...

Angel Hack (Haibun de la Serna #4)

Angel Hack by Paul Nelson 3 Angel Hack Never forget that it was an angel that invented swords. Ramón Gomez de la Serna Never forget it is the oldest Bodhisattva carries one aflame in his right hand carve a slice off duality. Never forget a sword’s a scalpel can hack...

Dragonfly Resurrection (Haibun de la Serna #31)

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/33050303″] Dragonfly Resurrection by Paul Nelson 3 Dragonfly Resurrection Horse flies are smudges on the air. – Ramón Gomez de la Serna Dragonflies are silent fireworks. Into the heart of a carnivore we go...