Selected Published Work

Stardust Haiku, February 2018:

weaving my life
into yours
willow branches

Asahi Hakuist Network, February 2 2018:

road trip
all of our memories
covered with snow

Stardust Haiku, January 2018:

first snow
the many colours
of white

Scryptic 1.3, December 2017:

autumn mist
for a fleeting moment
I become a ghost

hedgerow 122:

the last berries
hanging from a thorn tree
Advent Sunday


The British Haiku Society, Members’ Anthology 2017 ‘Ekphrasis’:

frost fair
her heart
melts the river

(inspired by Orlando by Virginia Woolf)

Blithe Spirit 27 (4):

mountain stream
the hillside tumbles
with gorse blossom

The Heron’s Nest, December 2017:

afternoon rain
my body curls around
your absence


Stardust Haiku, November 2017:

beach stone
my hands fill
with seawater

hedgerow #121:

silent prayer
from my folded hands
a paper crane

Under the Basho, 8 November 2017:

childhood village
I run through fields
no longer there

Asahi Haikuist Network, 3 November 2017:

autumn birch
in the rugged bark
my father’s face

brass bell, November 2017:

a kiss from my daughter the taste of raspberries

Otata, November 2017

autumn sky
once more I long
to speak crow

Stardust Haiku, October 2017:

apple blossom
the first kiss
of summer

Chrysanthemum #22:

deep in the forest                       tief im Wald
where we kissed                        wo wir uns küßten
wild strawberries                      wilde Erdbeeren

cattails October 2017:

on the radio
summer afternoon

hedgerow #120:

flower seller
she turns to face
the sun

brass bell, October 2017:

morning snow
she places her footprints
in mine


Failed Haiku 2, 22:

photo album
all of the people
I used to be

balloon animal
I seek out the shape
of your voice

Stardust September 2017:

I pick the red
out of the sunset

Blithe Spirit September 27(3):

halfway to the sea
a seagull’s shadow
follows its cry


brass bell, September 2017:

riverside walk
my thoughts struggle
to break the surface


Stardust July 2017:

with my inner child
ring-tailed lemur


hedgerow #118:

all the things
I should have said
summer rain

Daily Haiga 22 June 2017:

cherry blossom
the distant sound
of shakuhachi

Blithe Spirit 27(2):

just out of reach
the silence
of church bells

Stardust May 2017:

between the rain
tree branches drip
with birdsong

hedgerow #110 (Spring print edition):

my own legs
suddenly unsteady
lambing season

Asahi Hakuist Network May 5:

cherry blossom —
my daughter unties
her hair ribbon

Stardust Haiku April 2017:

circling buzzard
nothing remains
to speak of

cattails April 2017:

laying her head
on the fresh snow
January moon


Asahi Hakuist Network 17 February 2017:

snow melt through the rushing traffic a woodpigeon