Brad Bennett

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Living in Arlington, Massachusetts, USA
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a drop of pond

at the end of a beak

setting sun



The Heron’s Nest, June 2011 (Runner Up, The Heron’s Nest Award)


company for lunch

a dozen eggs knock

against the pot



Second Place, Kaji Aso Studio International Haiku Contest, 2013


rusty lawn chair

the full moon reveals

its silver



Honorable Mention, Autumn Moon Haiku Contest 2013, Bangor Haiku Group


falling snow joins everything





Acorn, No. 29, Fall 2012


fall into winter

the leaf and its shadow

frozen together



Acorn,No. 30, Spring 2013


a nail’s shadow

on a weathered board

late afternoon



bottlerockets, #28, February 2013


undulating sky

the wake of a

water strider



Chrysanthemum 14, October 2013



my shadow and I

keep meeting



Frogpond,Volume 36:2, Spring/Summer 2013


winter sun

a goat bleats

inside the shed



Frogpond,Volume 36:3, Fall 2013



becomes living

late winter



The Heron’s Nest, September 2011


the gardener

rakes gravel ripples—

the last step out



A Hundred Gourds, December 2013


the rain slows

a pair of sneakers

slung on a wire



Modern Haiku, Fall 2013, 44:3



calling out

the falling snow



TheNor’Easter, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2013


a swan

flies over the pond

bones whistling



Southby Southeast, Vol. 20, No.2, Summer 2013


trash day—

a drum set

in the pouring rain



tinywords,13.2, July 2013