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· The Quatuor of African Novels in a single ebook

· Zapinette Baguette and Tagliatelle

· Eur-African Exiles

· Leodine of the Belgian Congo

· Adopted by an American Homosexual in the Belgian Congo

· Princes and Gods

· I-sraeli Syndrome

· Rome, my sibling, my empress

· Ode to Mamica mia, Mother beloved

· Mother beloved, Mamica mia

Short Stories
· The age of the pearl

· Lebensborn

· New York Bonus

· The spell of Mayaland

· Fast food Lisette

· Souk Secrets

· Spirit of Tar

· The writer as a chameleon - bilingualism in three continents

· Crisis and creativity in the new literatures in English

· Pixel power, from his book, CWS2

· Lost identity

· Emotionally trashed

· Remembrance of a corrected past

· The little things that add up in life

· Cormorant of Yangshuo, from his book Futureyes

· Call of the Falasha, from his book Futureyes

· Now, then and forever, from his book CWS2

· Choo-choo boy, from his book CWS2 (The Crowded World of Solitude, volume2)

· Dramatis personae, from his book CWS2

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  To my fellow poets
by Albert Russo
Saturday, September 02, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Recent poems by Albert Russo
•  Pixel power, from his book, CWS2
•  Lost identity
•  Emotionally trashed
•  Remembrance of a corrected past
•  The little things that add up in life
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the poet and his doubts


a scathing review
should not cast you in a trance
tho your blood cries out

are you stuck with words?
then string them around your neck
they will set you free

whatever they say
remember Kipling's advice
about self-control

a drop of honey
a taste of eternity
wrapped in syllables

thanks to the haiku
you can recreate the world
or leave not a trace

before man could speak
he knew poetry
by intuition

foreign relations
is the language one uses
when love has no place

like ships in the night
like clouds shredding in the blue
like your closing heart

the boat is sinking
but who thinks of the havoc
wrought in the ocean

travel to the stars
with your bag of memories
and earth's illusions

in desperation
let dreams carry you away
they'll color your pain

The Crowded World of Solitude, volume 2

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Reviewed by Z McClure 7/23/2012
Especially liked your 6th one,Albert. I've selected this poem for my i-know-that-poem game in my den. Thanks for the great Haiku!

- Z.B.McClure 'Zach'
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 2/10/2010
Wow! Great Ku's.......loved every one of them. Great job Albert. Just stumbled onto them and glad I did!

Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 5/2/2008
I just stumbled onto your poetry. I have only been here since last June and I never read any of your work. I truly admire your professionalism and wonderful words. This poem is very touching and I truly relate to it.
Much peace, love, and light,
Amber "V"
Reviewed by Damien Rickner 4/15/2008
For whatever reason haikus usually seem awkward to me, not that my writing isn't, but these are very good. Thank you for an eye opening.
Reviewed by Emile Tubiana 2/12/2008
Dear Albert, what a great Haiku you wrote. I hope, I can read more from you. A Bientot Emile
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 1/27/2008
Fantastic piece~`*
Reviewed by Katie Gabrielle 8/2/2007
wonderfully written!! I surely can relate as I write poetry also on this site!! I can tell you have a vision and a voice for writing!!

keep up the wonderful work!!

Reviewed by Victoria Slatter 8/1/2007
I love it!
Reviewed by angelina neves 5/14/2007
Ummmmmmmm… “travel to the stars/ with your bag of memories/ and earth’s illusions” I suppose that is what we do! and if we could turn it around and bring the star’s illusions to Earth? and if we make the puzzle with memories and then forget them?! May be we could let us carry the dreams and color happiness!!! :) Just playing! I love it! angi
Reviewed by Barbara Mercer 5/6/2007
Reviewed by Gloria Buono Daly 4/20/2007
This brings ku to an entirely new level of creativity and insight. Than ku for sharing. My best, Gloria
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 3/15/2007
A fine way to create! Excellent haiku!
Thanks for sharing this~
Love and Peace~
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 9/2/2006
Wow! Your haiku verses create a beautiful chain to adorn one's neck, and reminds me of Proverbs 1:9......

Very well done, mr. Russo.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 9/2/2006
Very excellent chain of haiku, with meaningful sentiments. Thank you for sharing, these gems!

Reviewed by Sandie Angel 9/2/2006
A agood message with a sound advice. I appreciate it!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 9/2/2006
Words of wisdom and beauty. Thanks for sharing this with us

Books by
Albert Russo

The Quatuor of African Novels in a single ebook

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Adopted by an American Homosexual in the Belgian Congo

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Princes and Gods

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Leodine of the Belgian Congo

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Eur-African Exiles

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Zapinette Baguette and Tagliatelle

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I-sraeli Syndrome

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  1. Life and a Love
  2. courage
  3. Water Baby
  4. I'm So Happy
  5. in honor of
  6. Contemplation
  7. Blue Morpho
  8. I Wish I Could Tell You...
  9. Australian storm
  10. Repairing the Damage
  11. For Emily
  12. Poem: You Made Me Rot
  13. Free Spirit
  14. Learning Experence
  15. Same Old Same Old
  16. Springtime Breeze
  17. Morning Thoughts
  18. My Scars
  19. Well Actually
  20. His Queen

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