Zoran Doderovic lives in Novi Sad, Serbia, where he writes short stories, aphorisms and haiku. The former editor of Haiku Moment and Haiku Informator, he is also the author of a book of haiku, Poisoned River (2000), and contributed to the anthologies Crosswinds (2003) and PreZENt Anecdote (2006). In his aphorisms, Mr. Doderovic gives the kinder, gentler notion of haiku a decidedly darker Balkan twist…
At the police station, I found out how much injustice hurts.
An elevator is a metaphor of life; you’ll understand when you get stuck.
Privatization has yielded visible results: Beggars on every corner.
Those educated by police batons fear butterflies’ shadows.
When the moment of truth came, no one noticed.