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