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The Rest Is Bonus


I picked a flower.

It’s all I have at this time.

The rest is bonus.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Haiku Poem #147, 8/11/2018 –

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That’s When She Appeared


Reality died.

I re-wrote the way it ends.

That’s when she appeared.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Haiku Poem #146, 8/10/2018 –

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It Hurts to See Them


Pinkish white petals.

Please blow the last ones away.

It hurts to see them.
– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Haiku Poem #145, 8/8/2018 –

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Voices Call Me in the Dark


Evil in the light.

Voices call me in the dark.

“Tell our story.”

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Haiku Poem #144, 8/6/2018 –

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Empathy Spits Fire Back


Their rage won’t burn me.

Empathy spits fire back.

Change or die in pain.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Haiku Poem #143, 7/25/2018 –

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The Sun Will Return


Flip the switch for light.

Sometimes it doesn’t turn on.

The sun will return.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Haiku Poem #142, 7/6/2018 –

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A Little Party


A little party.

I will make it to know you.

Twenty-thousand strong.

– Jon Riki Karamatsu, Haiku Poem #141, 7/4/2018 –

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