This is Bill Peckham at the Hakone Gardens ginko, June 6, 2006.
Bill is a veteran of the military and faces many challenges squarely.
He writes sonnets and other poetry as well as haiku.
In my garden,
nurtured: bonsai. Small pockets,
yet cool, deep… tree shade
William H. Peckham
it's no light thing
being born a man
translated by Robert Hass
All that remains
Of soldiers' dreams