Lauren Mayhew

 

shooting star

my wish for

an unhurried life

 

Heron’s Nest Volume XIII, Number 2: June 2011

 

beach cottage

the musty smell

of old novels

 

Heron’s Nest, Volume XIII, Number 4: December 2011

 

moonless night

the yellow face

of a steeple clock

 

A Hundred Gourds, 1:2 Spring 2012

 

starless night

the small comfort

of tree lights

 

bottle rockets, 14:1, summer 2012

 

first cold day

the cat kneads

a patch of sunlight

 

Heron’s Nest, XIV:2, June 2012

 

first warm day

the hum

of Harleys

 

Heron’s Nest, XIV:3, September 2012

 

swing and a miss

the radio announcer’s voice

drowns out the rain

 

Heron’s Nest, XIV:3, September 2012

 

city bus

a diversity

of ring tones

 

Frogpond 35:3, Fall 2012

 

September dusk

fading light

through monarch wings

 

bottle rockets #28, Winter 2012

 

purple hues

in her silver hair

autumn twilight

 

Modern Haiku 44.1, Winter/Spring 2013

 

spring breeze

a wisp of hair

escapes her burka

 

Award Credit: Runner Up, The Haiku Calendar Competition, 2013
Publication Credit:  The Haiku Calendar 2014 (Snapshot Press, 2013

 

tree lighting…

for a moment

I forget to grieve

 

Acorn #30, Spring 2013

 

garage sale

a leaf spins onto

the stack of 45s

 

Frogpond 36:2, Spring/Summer 2013

 

Korean market

she gives me my change

with both hands

 

Prune Juice, Issue 10, July 2013

 

another bout of his mood swings sand in my flip flops

 

Bottlerockets, Volume 13, #2