Helen Ruggieri

Litku (summaries of the great books)

Marcel Proust's
"Remembrance of Things Past" --
Cookie Monster!

Haiku Obituary

Here lies a woman
beautiful in life, in death
lovely in her bones (apologies to Roethke)

Haiku News

mention the word bomb
in you email these days -
company's coming


Egyptians mummified
their loved ones too, used
the same chemicals

Ten million dollars for you
just send bank account number
your Nigerian friend

Helen Ruggieri
Lives in Olean, NY
writes very small poems