Sylvia Forges-Ryan

Born 1937 in New York City, New York, USA
Living in North Haven, Connecticut, USA

Sylvia Forges-Ryan


Breaking off an icicle
the taste of metal
and my childhood

Inside the Mirror: The Red Moon Anthology


Among these lilies
in Monet’s pond
Basho’s water sound

Take a Deep Breath: The Haiku Way to Inner Peace


in the tide
with Mother’s ashes

Mainichi Times, First Prize


Rereading the Iliad
another corpse dragged
through Fallujah

Grande Prix, 39th A-Bomb Contest, Kyoto


Scattering his ashes
the moon
in bits and pieces

Harold G. Henderson Award, First Prize


A soldier’s headstone
between one date and another
so short a line

Ukiah Festival, First Prize


So much in love
she hardly needs
to see him

R. H. Blyth Senryu Award, First Prize


Deep into winter
writing poems I can share
with no one

Key West Robert Frost Haiku First Prize


Long ago
I would have picked
these violets

Haiku World