Three Brautigans

      by Richard Brautigan

 

 

Haiku Ambulance

 

A piece of green pepper

    fell

off the wooden salad bowl:

    so what?

 

 

Homage to the Japanese Haiku Poet Issa

 

Drunk in a Japanese

       bar

       I’m

       OK

 

 

Strawberry Haiku

 

l  l  l  l  l

l  l  l  l  l  l  l

The twelve red berries

 

 

 

“Haiku Ambulance” from The Pill Versus the Springhill Mine Disaster, San Francisco: Four Seasons Foundation, 1968. “Homage to the Japanese Haiku Poet Issa” and “Strawberry Haiku” from June 30th, June 30th, New York: Delta/Dell, 1978, pages 25 and 27.