Carol Judkins

 

gold rush —

in Ha Long Bay,

the dragon weeps

 

Semi-finalist, World Monuments Fund Haiku Contest 2013

 

in his small coffin

we lay him down to rest

stopwatch

 

Mayfly 52

 

cloisonné pen

poised above the page

chrysalis

 

Extracted from “Metamorphosis”, Haibun Today, December 2012

 

frozen river…

deep within, the words

we never said

 

A Hundred Gourds 2.4

 

dreamcatcher…

weaving through shadows,

the scent of spring

 

A Hundred Gourds 2.4

 

summer grove —

all the shades of green

on paintsticks

 

SoCalifornia Haiku Study Group Anthology 2013

 

tethered,

this boat and I…

autumn dusk

 

Kernels, Summer 2013

 

Tet prayers —

rising from black smoke,

this orange mist

 

Extracted from haibun “1968”, Contemporary Haibun Online, October 2013

 

sipping pea soup…

in the distance,

buoy bells

 

Frogpond 36:2

 

ice calving…

a moon orchid

sheds its petals

 

Under the Basho: Best of…, Autumn 2013

 

Muir Woods —

stepping into

his words

 

Close to the Wind: HNA Anthology 2013

 

red sky…

anchored in bronze,

these fishermen

 

Regional Reading, HNA 2013