Born in Hartford Connecticut, USA
Living in Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA
http://donnafleischer.wordpress.com

Donna Fleischer

 

private keep off

words nailed to a tree

the sun comes through

 

 

Peace Is A Haiku Song anthology, 2013

 

this cold Spring

to trust in –

Fukushima rods

 

 

Bones issue 1, 2012

 

earth day

the knell

of cherry blossoms

 

Vancouver Cherry Blossom 2013 Haiku Invitational
 
Honourable Mention Recipient

 

birth day

the wish

already granted

 

 

Woven, Longhouse 2012

 

sudden pop up –


a bubblegum breeze


in the bleachers

 

 

The Mainichi Daily News May, 2012

 

on public land

we can visit any time we like

quince tree

 

 

, 26:10 Spring – Summer 2012

 

the lurid red

of a Japanese maple –

time to part

 

 

Cattails, Premier Issue January 2014

 

traffic cone

in a bed of tulips

where am I going?

 

 

         Solitary Plover winter 2012

 

my anger

joins the tree root

jutting out

 

South by Southeast 17:3, 2010, Editors’ Choice

 

weather report –

the butterflies


out very late

 

 

South by Southeast 19:1 2012

 

mist

rolling up the mountain

yellow snapdragons

 

 

Modern Haiku 35:1 2004

 

peony –

a bulls’-eye of ants

within

 

 

Presence

 

tree shadows –

a lifetime

in pencil lines

 

 

roadrunner 2013

 

earth’s red shadow

covers the moon

news of more war

 

 

Kamesan's World Haiku Anthology on War, Violence and Human Rights Violation 2013

 

lost –

trying to follow

one firefly

 

 

Twinkle, Twinkle Longhouse chapbook 2010

 

a light

sitting

with the leaves

 

 

Twinkle, Twinkle Longhouse chapbook 2010

 

cone of snow

in the parking lot ah!

mount fuji

 

 

, 20:4 Autumn – Winter 2005

 

pond walk –

in my ear, mosquito

for a muse

 

 

Asahi Shimbun 2011

 

in between petals

of a tiny white daisy

this shifting world

 

 

bottle rockets 2007

 

summer night . . .

a primrose

still open

 

 

Modern Haiku

Donna Fleischer

 

summer rain

lengthening the grass . . .

my lovesickness

 

 

Cornell University Mann Library’s Daily Haiku 2010

 

flutter of leaves . . .

my neighbor’s pipe glows

with the wind

 

 

Modern Haiku

 

a grub

writhing

from the light

 

 

Hummingbird xv:3 2005

 

snow glaze –

courtyard

squares the moon

 

 

Hummingbird xiv:2 2003

 

on its back

a sparrow

November sky

 

 

, Autumn – Winter 2004

 

twinkle, twinkle . . .

morning sun

on the snow

 

Kō

 

strewn steel embers

ash and bits of bone

soon the snow

 

Peace Is A Haiku Song anthology, 2013

 

in the bare spindly tree    one bird’s song

 

 

Solitary Plover, Winter 2012

 

Fukushima

samurai bones in spring rains

stirring

 

We Are All Japan anthology, 2012

 

the crow sidestepping sunlight

 

 

South by Southeast 17:3, 2010

 

crowning –

vulva      head      vulva      head

thousand petaled

 

Lilliput Review #161, 2013

 

finding its way back

sure as the sun

a dandelion

 

South by Southeast 19:2, 2012

 

the pale pink –

cherry petals touching

tip to tip

 

Vancouver Cherry Blossom 2011 Haiku Invitational
Honourable Mention Recipient

 

fresh barley wine

an urge to talk

with Beowulf

 

South by Southeast 20:1  2013

 

incense

of old cedar mulch . . .

heat wave

 

Presence 34, 2008

 

rail cars stacked with wood

slowly pass the living, i

whisper to them, kaddish

 

Lilliput Review, #160, 2009

 

the snow

newly fallen – one day

i will not be here

 

Kō 20:4, (212th issue), 2005

 

winter wind      pine cones scatter into       other lives

 

Hummingbird 16:2, 2005

 

cereus blooms

white fragrant petals

in moonlight

 

bottle rockets 4:2, 2003

 

take it off, no

not the red dress the mask

that is the red dress

 

Bones issue 2, 2013