Daily Archives: November 19, 2016

Plant Our Seeds Now


Spring will soon arrive.

Like seasons, we will evolve.

Plant our seeds now.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, 11/19/2016, Haiku #38 –

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Flowers Bloom and Die


Flowers bloom and die.

This may be our last chance.

Absorb its beauty.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, 11/19/2016, Haiku #37 –

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I Can’t Stop Crying.


I can’t stop crying.

Tears are my fuel for my art.

I hope it heals you.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, 11/19/2016, Haiku #36 –

[I hope my Haiku poems and my novels when they go public, can help you to heal the pain in your soul and inspire you.]

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I Sleep to Seek You.


You exist in dreams.

You seem so real – Is it so?

I sleep to seek you.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, 11/19/2016, Haiku #35 –

[This Haiku poem was inspired by my first novel, which I’m still pitching to agencies.]

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It Hurts To Know You


It hurts to know you.

Everything has its reasons.

Learn from good and bad.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, 11/19/2016, Haiku #34 –

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War Tore Me Apart


War tore me apart.

Anger took over my heart,

until I met you.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, 11/19/2016, Haiku #33 –

[My 2nd novel that I’m working on inspired me to write this Haiku poem.]

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Running and Writing


Running and writing.

My medicine, my escape.

Visions come to me.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, 11/19/2016, Haiku #32 –

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Death and Broken Hearts


Death and broken hearts.

We all experience them.

Upside down feeling.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, 11/19/2016, Haiku #31 –

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