Cold Moon Journal

Many thanks to editor Roberta Beach Jacobson for publishing my haiku. The first three months of the year were filled with tests and procedures, ending in a lumpectomy and a biopsy of clear surrounding tissue. I know how fortunate I am, and I’m grateful. Read the excellent journal here:

Drifting Sands—A Journal of Haibun and Tanka Prose

My brother died on his thirty-second birthday. Overdosed. I wished he had chosen his thirty-third. Then his death might have made more sense. Not that I’m religious. Our family never was. I suppose, like he, we sought our own gods. I chose love. Still, the religious say I’m a skeptic. But I have faith and […]

failed haiku – a journal of English Senryu

Like so many others, we suffered a lot of heartache in 2021. The Covid pandemic was especially merciless on our girls. I sought comfort in poetry, especially haiku, which helped me stay present. I will always be grateful to founder and editor, Mike Rehling, for choosing to include three of my earliest haiku in Issue […]

Poetry Pea Journal

Poetry Pea Journal 22:2 is out and full of excellent haiku with a special “Memory” section in which the editors included one of my poems. I thank them kindly! Download the issue and read all the fabulous work. Journal of haiku and senryu fragrant liliesI hear my father’svoice

Tiny Words

So delighted to have this whimsical haiku appear in Tiny Words. Please check out their wonderful publication archives here: redlight…greenlight…sandpiperson the beach

seashores: an international journal

seashores, volume 9, is filled with excellent essays and articles about haiku, the sources of haiku, selected haiku and senryu, and three sections of “a bit of food for thought.” Thank you to the editors for including one of my poems. Request copies by emailing:

Wounds I Healed: The Poetry of Strong Women

Award-winning authors, Pushcart nominees, emerging poets, voices of women and men, come to the fore in this stunning, powerful, and unique anthology. These poems testify both to the challenges that women face in our society, and to their power to overcome them. A memorable collection of over 200 poems by more than 100 authors, this […]