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Five Haicuckoo


      doesn't tell them of

wound, only realize as he

      expires contritely




word association a breeze rorschach and awe



      when you perceive all the demons

invisible to others

      snowed under



      to sell oneself

niche market –

      chasing rainbows 



      vicious cycle:

crank music to discern the

      garbled words spoken

JEROME BERGLUND graduated from the University of Southern California’s Cinema-Television Production program and spent a picaresque decade in the entertainment industry before returning to the midwest where he was born and raised. He has exhibited many haiku, senryu and haiga online and in print, most recently in the Asahi Shimbun, Failed Haiku, Scarlet Dragonfly, Cold Moon Journal, Bear Creek Haiku, the Zen Space and Daily Haiga. Jerome is furthermore an established, award-winning fine art photographer, whose black and white pictures have been shown in New York, Minneapolis, and Santa Monica galleries. His poetry collection about a personal experience funny farming, Walter Takes a Staycation, is available on Amazon.

Image by Sean Sinclair
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