Friday, March 14, 2014

Haiku by Mary Orovan

furry angelic

in a few days
spring painted herself

the madly
colorful death cries
of leaves

Reverse Haiku:

he was the rainbow
of my life
and the blueberries

Mary Orovan's book "Green Rain" is on  She has current or recent poems online at, Winter Issue, and First Literary Review  Print journals include "San Pedro River Review," "Poetry East," and many other publications.  She's been writing poetry for about 12 years.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Haiku by Les Merton

girl on mobile phone
plaits hair with freehand fingers
her eyes comb escape

newspaper reader's face
reflects the seriousness of text
a buddhist meditates

Author, Poet, Editor Les Merton likes to enjoy the time retirement brings by writing.  In 2013 he did a three book deal with Bradwell Books of Sheffield, two of these books Cornish Dialect and Cornish Ghosts have been published and can be purchased from


Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Haiku by ayaz daryl nielsen

my period of time
sixty-five and some years wide
weather-brown and creased

snowdrift agenda
         this city’s quiet moments
a poem revisioned   

all our grey hairs
laughter when we hear the
gossip about us
ayaz daryl nielsen is editor of bear creek haiku (24+ years/116+ issues), his poetry’s homes include Lilliput Review, Yellow Mama, Verse Wisconsin, Shamrock, High Coupe, Shemom and Lalitamba, poetry ensembles include Haiku  Tumbleweeds Still Tumbling and Bear Creek Haiku Anthology  Poets of Bear Creek - beloved wife/poet Judith Partin-Nielsen, assistant Frosty, and! (translates as joie de vivre)