Photo by Satoshi Matoba. Computer manipulation and haiku by Kuni Shimizu

The men in black coat are me. I am pretending to be Rene Magritte, a French surrealist painter.


Another cold day in NYC. I'm traveling with a cameraman on a magazine assignment. We pick a spot by the Brooklyn Bridge, one of the oldest landmarks in the city. Stones weathered round by the centuries roll beneath my feet. I pick some up to take home.

Manhattan skyline--
I gather egg-shaped stones
by the river