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17 syllables; and a lament

where haiku happened

Above, at his typewriter, the Haiku master Nick Virgilio.

He wrote this:

My spring love affair

The old upright Remington

Wears a new ribbon


See more of his work and a lovely typed letter to another poet at


which is where the above picture came from.


And I had better confess with these three dashed off lines–

Cold December chills

Fifty thousand orphaned words

Failed NaNoWriMo!





Filed under manual typewriter, Olivetti Valentine typewriter, public typewriting, Remington typewriter, Type-IN