David Ash

Mukilteo, Washington

 

David Ash, publisher of Basho Press, produces humorous 5-7-5 gift books such as Haiku for Coffee Lovers and Haiku for Cat Lovers. Ash’s frog sometimes hops from Mukilteo, Washington, into the literary pond.

 

 

cookie tray—

maybe just one

dozen

 

 

fuzzless peach—

a 12-year-old stares

into his mirror

 

 

maple bonsai

the small rock’s weight

is enough

 

 

just inside

the garden gate

the first bench

 

 

other side of the pond—

my haiku would be better

if I were there