Devin Harrison

 

grandmother's birthday--

counting the rings

on her aged fingers

 

Prune Juice
Haiku Foundation- per diem: Feb. 12

 

leaves drifting    

he no longer remembers

his vows

 

Haiku Presence: Issue # 50, 2014

 

growing old

the snow from childhood

rests on my shoulders

 

commendation – sharpening the green pencil contest, April 2014

 

protest march –  

not willing to stand

on my own

 

Hundred Gourds. Spring 2014

 

milder fall evenings       

an occasional katydid rasps –

death song

 

Diogen Autumn Haiku 2013 – Honorable Mention

 

a dense fog--   

he cannot find

the words for it

 

Hundred Gourds. Spring 2014

 

wedding cake – 

more than one layer

to slice through

 

Frogpond-Spring 2014

 

fashion bindi*—

the eye that looks

back at her


*spot marking 3rd eye

 

Taj Mahal Review: June 2014)

 

cold winter wind      

elderly walk cautiously

defy the pull of the earth

 

diogen-honorable mention, winter 2013

 

snowmelt       

fern unfurls

its frond

 

Kigo Seasonal Words, Issue 1, April 2014

 

waiting out the rain        

under a shingle wood tree--

rhythmic drumming

 

Kigo Seasonal Words, Issue 1, April 2014

 

during Parikrama* 

the guru pauses for a drink--

coconut water

 

* Parikrama refers to circumambulation of sacred places in Hindu, Jain or Buddhist context

 

Taj Mahal Review – June 2014

 

round the clock    

an anchored freighter rotates

slowly in the bay

 

Taj Mahal Review – June 2014

 

therapist listens    

to the little girl’s doll--

gray porcelain eyes

 

Taj Mahal Review – June 2014

 

syllables           

dribbling down his chin--

vital signs

 

Taj Mahal Review – June 2014

 

dust clouds—        

allowing my thoughts to come

and go

 

Taj Mahal Review – June 2014

 

crocuses    

overlooking the celibacy

of snow

 

Taj Mahal Review – June 2014

 

wrapped in   

smoke from the pyre--

shrouded moon

 

Taj Mahal Review – June 2014

 

the goddess    

ascending through azure waters

shape shifting

 

Tamarind Magazine - June 2014