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2019 Marlene Mountain Memorial Contest

  2019 Marlene Mountain Memorial Contest Third Place:   bipolar mother’s monochrome smile Judges Commentary: Maternal mental illness is a subject that seems to be hushed up in our culture. Especially in today’s mommy wars where mothers are pitted against … Continue reading

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EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2019

  hiraeth . . . the sound of voices I miss the most     sea breeze . . . I breathe in your accent   Sharpening The Green Pencil Haiku Contest 2019 EarthRise Rolling Haiku Collaboration 2019 Year of … Continue reading

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Haiku – Haiku dialogue

  throw pillow your slogans hit me   Haiku Dialogue, Troutswirl, The Haiku Foundation Blog, 6 February, 2019 https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2019/02/06/haiku-dialogue-whats-at-hand-week-2/?fbclid=IwAR3lISYrBmX4uPara9pfn-7IH3kObl43OtRpAtYG_sEO9rV0myG2VceYzxo

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Haiku – FemkuMag

  remembrance of mother’s touch . . . peony petals   baroque pearls he lists my imperfections   FemkuMag, An e-zine of Women’s Haiku, January 2019, Issue 8 https://femkumag.wixsite.com/femkumag?fbclid=IwAR1sQssMSrF7i0j0CF1AuLJq4igBcVZzZ0DCrjpqdKYLXAqvoOLAKpQtp-I https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/f4c0ea_63db9095f89b4fcf8f97ec0681ea3b57.pdf

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Tanka – Le Lumachine

  she gazes into the distance across the sea she remembers the babies who never came home   lo guardo fisso in lontananza attraverso il mare ricorda i bambini che non sono mai tornati a casa   somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Haiku – Scrypic

  hidden behind her shades blackberry moon   I pick up my lost remains crab nebula   quarter moon I pick up my pieces   family home bruised apples in the cider   trembling leaf the sound of her name … Continue reading

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Senryu – Failed Haiku

  broken gate against the wall father drunk again     heads up through the sunroof emergency cesarean     nursing home her last cup of tea gone cold Martha Magenta   Failed Haiku – A Journal of Senryu, Volume … Continue reading

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