Two Haikus

by Gerard Sarnat

Inadequate dad’s
persona of perfection
is a projectile.

Have Faith?

Canon, curse, sermon,
tongues, discourse, dharma, bible
— ishkabibble


artist: alis laura

Gerard Sarnat is a physician who’s built and staffed homeless and prison clinics as well as a Stanford professor and healthcare CEO. He won the Poetry in the Arts First Place Award plus the Dorfman Prize, and has been nominated for Pushcarts plus Best of the Net Awards. Gerry is published in academic-related journals including Stanford, Oberlin, Brown, Columbia, Virginia Commonwealth, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Wesleyan and the University of Edinburgh