Friday, August 30, 2013
White petals in the night wind,
seeds of stars sprinkled
in moonlit silver gardens.
Wild, wet, naked joy;
oh to be five once again,
dancing in the rain.
These were previously published on the "Virtual Haiku" site on Facebook.
Sue Neufarth Howard - Poet
Cincinnati native, published poet, visual artist, former business writer in marketing and
sales training; retired.
Graduate of Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (Speech-Radio/TV) and University
of Cincinnati Evening College (Associate in Art).
Member, Greater Cincinnati Writers League (GCWL) and Colerain Artists.
Received Third Prize and/or Honorable Mention in several Ohio Poetry Day
Contests since 1998. 1983 Poet Laureate for Clifton Heights/Fairview - Cincinnati
Recreation Commission Neighborhood Poetry Contest.
Poems published in the Journal of Kentucky Studies - 25th Anniversary Edition;
the Mid-America Poetry Review; Nomad's Choir; The Incliner - Cincinnati Art Museum;
the Creative Voices Anthology of the Institute for Learning in Retirement, City of
Cincinnati; in several For a Better World - Poems on Peace and Justice by Greater
Cincinnati Artists anthologies; and Poetic Hours Magazine, Carlton, England.
Poetry chapbooks self published via Lulu.com in 2012: TreeScapes, EarthWords,
and In and Out of the Blue Zoo.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
peace on earth
man and cormorant
fishing the river together
old Chinese ways live
ring the temple bell
every morning in India
the Gods will hear you
Les Merton became a Bard of Gorsedh Kernow for services to Cornish Literature in 2004; his Bardic name is Map Hallow (Son of the Moors). He is an award winning poet and the founder editor of Poetry Cornwall. He has 20 books to his credit including these poetry collections: Cornflakes and Toast, Light the Muse, As Yesterday Begins, Dreckly - a collection of possibilities. He has also been the editor of the following poetry anthologies: 101 Poets for a Cornish Assembly, Great Trees of Cornwall and Cornwall an anthology of poems and poetry.
Saturday, August 10, 2013
Friday, August 2, 2013
knows I've been staring
I'm nostalgic for
Jacob Dodson is an Austin poet who wants to write prettier nature haiku. His work has appeared in Pank, The Legendary, Airplane Reading, Minglewood and Out of Print.