Jumble Box Haiga Selections

Jumble Box: Haiku and Senryu from National Haiku Writing Month, published in 2017 by Press Here and edited by Michael Dylan Welch, features 28 haiga by artist Ron C. Moss. The following are three selections from the book. See also Jumble Box Poem Selections.” Also read the book’s introduction, “Opening the Jumble Box,” and afterword, “Next Steps with Haiku.” See also the Press Here page for this book. See Ron’s artist bio below, and for more of his artwork, please visit his website. +

cricket in the grass

is there a haiku

just for you?

Nikolay Penchev

tea brewing . . .

the way the moon fills

the pause of cicadas

Kathy Uyen Nguyen

thorny quince in bloom—

a birdcall pierces

the morning

Judt Shrode

About the Artist

Ron C. Moss lives in Tasmania and has been writing haiku and related genres since 1999. He has published more than a thousand haiku worldwide and his haiku appear in many anthologies. His first book, The Bone Carver, won the Snapshot Press Book Award, the Haiku Foundation’s Touchstone Award, and an honourable mention in the Haiku Society of America’s Kanterman Book Awards. Ron is also a visual artist and award-winning photographer, often combining his poetry and art. His latest collection, Bushfire Moon, contains haiku and prose written about his experiences as a Tasmanian volunteer firefighter. Ron is available for commissioned art and design work. You can contact him by email or through his website. +