Marie Derley

Born 1961 in Belgium
Living in Belgium

Marie Derley is a Belgian poet and painter, graduate in art history. She works in a glass tower in Brussels, and has recently published a volume of haikus: “En souriant” (Smiling in French), Ed. Renée Clairon. She appears regularly in many reviews, mostly in French, and 3 anthologies.


 

airport parking
a weeping willow’s shadow
on the Kiss & Fly

Presence,  issue 62, October 2018


parking d’aéroport
l’ombre du saule pleureur
sur le kiss and fly

30 rencontres avec La Lumière, Recueil collectif, Les Adex, Nanteuil le Haudouin, 2017

 

gleaning nuts –
he asks me questions
about my past


我の過去知りたき人と栗集む

Honorable Mention, 72nd Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest, 2018

childhood friends
their bench under the plum-tree
covered with petals


amis d’enfance
leur banc sous le cerisier
couvert de petals

Haiku of Merit, Zatsuei, World haiku review - WHR March 2018, p. 2, Topic – Nostalgia

winter’s coming
old folks and storks
moving south

Under the Basho, 2017 Issue

sugar-free diet
in the candy jar
some flowers

Under the Basho, 2017 Issue

lunch break –
he gets back with grass
in his hair

Under the Basho, 2017 Issue

lunch break –
he gets back with grass
in his hair


髪に草つけてもどりぬ昼休み

Honorable Mention, 71st Basho Memorial English Haiku Contest, 2017

two things the cows know
the shortcut to the barn
the sound of water

Merit award, First Montenegrin International Haiku Festival, 2017


les vaches connaissent
le raccourci vers l’étable
et le bruit de l’eau

publié en français dans Ploc ¡ , n ° 67, Janvier 2017, p. 14

wormy apple tree
for the worm in the apple:
the breakfast in bed

The Lincoln Underground, 2016 Issue “Endings & Beginnings”