Jazz Haiku–Frisking the Whiskers

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Frisking the Whiskers

on the street two beat
jump jazz swings the door open
scat cats call us in

 

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10 Responses to Jazz Haiku–Frisking the Whiskers

  1. johemmant says:

    fab……real energy here, all in the jazzy alliteration.

  2. Paul says:

    blow, Scot, blow, cool bananas,

  3. Narnie says:

    clickin your fingers to the rhythm… nice side slide in a dark alley, leading us to brighter lights?

  4. Jazz and haiku go together so well, this is great.

  5. Scot says:

    Thanks CGP–I thought they did too! 🙂

  6. I find this haiku very sensual! I have no idea why!

  7. angela leuck says:

    Hi,

    I like your jazz haiku. I’m currently working on an anthology of jazz haiku from around the world. I’l like to include yours. Email me at acleuck@gmail.com. Cheers, Angela (VP of Haiku Canada)

  8. Richard Stevenson says:

    Just came across your Frisking the Whiskers — Jazz Haiku site. I see it’s a couple of years old, but is this an ongoing project or was a paper anthology eventually produced?

    I’m a well-established Canadian poet with 26 books and 10 chapbooks behind me, including a couple of lyric/narrative full-length collections of jazz poetry on Miles Davis and his music (one from Thistledown Press; the other from Ekstasis Editions), and two chapbooks — one on Miles’music (Tempus Fugit) and the other a chapbook of jazz haiku called Jazz Pops for Jack (both with Lauerl Reed Books).

    Could send aliong some jazz haiku if you are still collecting them.

    Cheers,

    Richard Stevenson

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