Vital Signs

vital signs
every few minutes
I check the peonies

Prune Juice
July 2017

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From Here To There

 Planting seeds in the spring requires a leap of faith. The distance from this early spring day to the harvest will be counted in bug battles, hours of prayer for good weather, and the ton of weeds ripped from the ground. The magician seed, for its part, will embrace soil, light and rain. 

first tomato
I taste the sun’s warmth
in a daydream

Akitsu Quarterly

Spring 2017

Ito En -The Art of Haiku Contest 2016

first light
chatter of a goldfinch
opening day lilies

March 2016 Semifinalist

marble sky
from horizon to horizon
a threat of hail

April 2016 Semifinalist

firefly
Dad’s cigar flickers
in the dark

August 2016 Semifinalist