Monday, October 24, 2011

Michael Chacko Daniels


Have you seen this man?
asks street poster            nearby tree
bursts with winter blooms

Gerald So reads "Missing Man, Winter Flowers":

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Michael confesses: Grey winter's day: I'm on San Francisco's Geary Street, past Polk—a haven of transiency. A tree in full bloom. "Why haven't I encountered this before?" I wonder. My eyes are drawn to a wall of scrawls. A poster of a beautiful young man: Gone missing. Hereabouts. The haiku comes.

MICHAEL CHACKO DANIELS, a former community worker and clown, San Franciscan, grew up in Bombay, India. He was a Volunteer In Service To America for five years. His haiku have appeared in Eclectica, Grey Sparrow Journal, and The Battered Suitcase. Book: Morning in Santiniketan (Haiku; Writers Workshop, Calcutta, 2010). Website:

1 comment:

storm said...

love the audio.want more