Lori A Minor

Born 1992 in West Virginia, USA
Currently living in Detroit, Michigan, USALori A Minor is in love with all forms of art including writing, acting, singing, painting, and photography. She enjoys traveling and going on artistic adventures with her soulmate, who introduced her to haiku. While battling mental illness daily, Lori has found the perfect therapist in her pen and paper.
Webpage: https://www.facebook.com/PoetryofLoriAMinor/


 

dementia
I lose the lily
petal by petal

Short List, 2017 H. Gene Murtha Senryu Contest

family dinner
adding salt
to my own wounds

Third Place, 2017 H. Gene Murtha Senryu Contest

dirty laundry
our aromas
become one

Prune Juice, Issue 22: July, 2017

cat scratch
another lie
about my scars

Prune Juice, Issue 22: July, 2017

porcelain doll
I reglue pieces
of myself

Prune Juice, Issue 22: July, 2017

blue eyes
the only gift
my father gave

Failed Haiku, Volume 2 Issue 19: July, 2017

anorexia
I starve myself
of value

Prune Juice, Issue 23: November, 2017

orphaned bird
I teach myself
to fly

Prune Juice, Issue 23: November, 2017

garbage day
gathering up
who I used to be

Prune Juice, Issue 23: November, 2017

summer sirens
the crying
of cicadas

Frameless Sky, Issue 7: December, 2017

funeral wind
I wonder how heavy
the trees are

Frameless Sky, Issue 7: December, 2017

starry night
bouncing light
between fireflies

Incense Dreams, Issue 1.3: December 2017

shadow puppets
all the monsters
in my head

Incense Dreams, Issue 1.3: December 2017

giraffe cloud
a piece of Africa
drifting away

The Mamba, Issue 4: September, 2017

feminism
the things I never learned
from grandma

Radical Women: A Book of Femku, Misfitbooks Press, 2017