POESSAYWORLD
West Meets East and Aristotle Meets Basho

Poessayist: Harvey Wendell

Professor
Wanted

Now
that
we have
decided

whom
to give
the job
to

let's
advertize
the position
widely

says
an
insider

Harvey Wendell
2002 Dec.

Penalty

soccer
players

should
be
on the
field

practicing
soccer

and
not sleeping

in
the
classroom





dreaming
their
teacher

is
going
to
give
them
a pass






Harvey Wendell
2003 July

Congratulations!

When
students

fall
in love

they
forget

to bring
their textbook
to class

says
my teacher

Harvey Wendell
2006 June

Dear Emperor

The
Japanese
respect
their Emperor

I'm
told

yet
on
this day
Dec 23

a
national holiday
and
The Emperor's Birthday

Japanese
and
foreigners
too

have
to teach
English

to
university
students

who
don't want
to study

Harvey Wendell
2006 December



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