almond blossom ballet…

almond blossom ballet choreographed by delicate spring breeze ©2018 by Roberta Beach Jacobson Roberta Beach Jacobson is an American writer who spent most of her life in Europe. She tried retiring, but it didn’t work. Advertisements

slowly rising…

slowly rising the winding timber staircase Abenaki Tower ©2018 by Tom Sacramona Tom Sacramona is a poet living in Plainville, Massachusetts, with experiences in both teaching and proposal writing. Sacramona is a member of the Boston Haiku Society and the Haiku Society of America.

waiting for spring

sunny morning — my hands feel the warmth in a new bag of compost ©2018 Marina Bellini Maria Bellini discovered late in life the joy of writing haiku. Now she just keeps going.

haiku in black & white

by Angelee Deodhar Accessible version: pitch black scattered pear blossoms on the neon lit path ©2018 by Angelee Deodhar Angelee Deodhar is an eye surgeon, haiku poet, translator and editor of the Journeys trilogy of international haibun.

10-bloom gladioli…

10-bloom gladioli — I climb the step-stool for a vase ©2018 john martone john martone is an Independent Publisher of journals/small presses tel-let (1980’s-early 2000’s) and otata (2015-current) as well as the personal imprints dogwood & honeysuckle (through early 2000’s) and samuddo/ocean (current). Books include Ocean Vows, (copper beech press, 1983), dogwood and honeysuckle (red…

calligraphy

by Tom Sacramona Accessible version: calligraphy dusk falls— the human changes to a fox in the brush ©2018 by Tom Sacramona Tom Sacramona is a haiku poet who enjoys hiking near Alton Bay, New Hampshire.

her long skirt catches…

her long skirt catches on barbed wire whip-poor-will ©2018 john martone john martone is an Independent Publisher of journals/small presses tel-let (1980’s-early 2000’s) and otata (2015-current) as well as the personal imprints dogwood & honeysuckle (through early 2000’s) and samuddo/ocean (current). Books include Ocean Vows, (copper beech press, 1983), dogwood and honeysuckle (red moon press,…

from the stump…

from the stump of the old cherry tree another cherry tree ©2018 Ben Moeller-Gaa ~Previously appeared in Acorn: 32. Ben Moeller-Gaa is a Pushcart nominated haiku poet whose poems, reviews and essays have appeared in over 30 journals worldwide. He is the author of two Folded Word collections, Wasp Shadows (2014) and Wishbones (forthcoming October…

wabi-sabi

Every day the sunrise and yet not sameness. We live textured lives: rough and smooth, natural, modest, and mysterious. One cannot kiss and think about the kiss at the same time, it will be lost. overcast – from the crack in the blinds a sliver of light One does not live at high noon but…

FoldedForthcoming: WISHBONES by Ben Moeller-Gaa

Our lovely Sarah talked me into opening up an Instagram account so you all could see our titles in various stages of production. When I posted the following photo of blocking one piece from a new haiku/senryu collection, Ben did something brilliant: He responded to my copyediting query in the public comments. I got his…

After Rain

haiku by Gary Schroeder calligraphy by JS Graustein foreword by Joseph Hutchison ISBN 978-1-61019-240-8 Sustainable Edition: print $14 ISBN 978-1-61019-112-8 Global Edition: print $12 Accessible Edition ebook TBA In this collection of 32 haiku presented in the Carolingian hand of JS Graustein, Gary Schroeder celebrates the intimacy of moments. In translating his observations into sensory-rich…

Now Available: A YEAR UNFOLDING

A Year Unfolding is a haiku collection by Debbie Strange that celebrates the changing seasons in Canada, with each poem written in Carolingian hand by JS Graustein before digitizing.