From Naad Anunaad

The following poems appeared in
Naad Anunaad: An Anthology of Contemporary Haiku from Around the World, edited by Kala Ramesh, Sanjuktaa Asopa, and Shloka Shankar, published in 2016 by Vishwakarma Publications. This collection features 
746 haiku by 231 authors from 26 countries, and is available on Amazon. See book launch video, with Kala Ramesh and Anne Waldman.


dwindling fire—
our conversation shifts
to death
                The Heron’s Nest 6:9, October 2004


the waiter interrupts
our argument on abortion—
a choice of teas
                Shiki Haikusphere, Matsuyama City, Japan: Prinart/Okada Printing Co., 2007


grocery shopping—
pushing my cart faster
through feminine protection
                Fig Newtons: Senryu to Go, Foster City, California: Press Here, 1993


warm winter evening—
the chairs askew
after the poetry reading
                Honorable Mention in the 7th Mainichi Daily News Contest, 2003; Frogpond 27:2, Summer 2004


crackling beach fire—
we hum in place of words
we can’t recall
                The Heron’s Nest 6:11, December 2004