for a moment of joy or moments no one pays for, i give myself a ‘jornal’. this makes me rich. try it.

Updates: a few of my awarded haiku and recent select publication

recent awards


first tea with her—

cherry blossoms cloud

the skylight

Sakura Award 2014 VCBF Haiku Invitational


our breaths

suspended between skies—

monarch butterfly


honourable mention

2013 Diogen Autumn Contest



first dawn alone–

the widow eats his half

of the orange


First Place, free format category

Shiku kukai Sept 2013



recent select publications



dawn again–

parts of us unscathed

from war mongering


A Hundred Gourds September 2014


with a shredder

he talks of restoring

a broken vow


The Haiku Foundation Per Diem August 2014




in a burst of twilight

Luna moth


cattails May 2014



Haiyan debris…

a search team spots

an orchid


limp wind…

holding on to the sound

of our vows


#3:2 March 2014 A Hundred Gourds


moon’s rim…

fractions of what we yield

to each other


haiku news feb 17 2014 vol 3 no. 3



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