Colin Stewart JonesColin Stewart Jones

Born 1968 in Manchester, England
Lives in Dingwall, Scotland

Colin does not regard himself as an academic but rather an autodidact who is talented in transforming what he has found, or found out. In a past life, he was the editor in chief of Gean Tree Press which produced Notes from the Gean:haiku journal and many books on haiku.




 

Trumpet sounds
of Miles Davis
and second-day socks
pull on my foot hairs.

Bones # 2, June 15th 2013

I walk back
through the pine forest
taking Gaudí home
in my pocket.

Bones #2, June 15th 2013

A fat blackbird
on a thin branch
how easily he puts
the world right.

kernels, Spring 2013

Tonight in bed
I listen to the rain
fall on my roof
just like rain.

kernels, Spring 2013

Red sky
sometimes I wish
folk wouldn’t tell me
of plans for tomorrow.

World Haiku Review, March 2013 Haiku of merit Shintai section

Gulls compete
for the winter sky
so what has the crow
to shout about.

World Haiku Review, March 2013 Honourable mention Vanguard section

The man tugs
on the dog’s leash
at all of the most
interesting trees.

Lakeview International Journal of Literature and Arts. Vol 1, No. 2, August 2013 p.336

Scattering
handfuls of sand
the beach a little less
a little more.

Lakeview International Journal of Literature and Arts. Vol 1, No. 2, August 2013 p.336

Thinking of re-hab
a coke bottle
drifting some distance
from the shore.

Lakeview International Journal of Literature and Arts. Vol 1, No. 2, August 2013 p.336

honey drips
that would satifsy all --
how sweet the Rock?

A Seal Snorts Out The Moon, Cauliay Aberdeen, 2007

Dachau --
the old man's
adam's apple


A Seal Snorts Out The Moon, Cauliay Aberdeen, 2007 
World Haiku Anthology on War, Violence and Human Rights violation, compiled by Dimitiar Anakiev

winter night
the harmonica
plays itself

Snapshots 12 (print)
A Seal Snorts Out The Moon, Cauliay Aberdeen, 2007 (print)

broken branch—
an inner promise
to get in touch

The Haiku Foundation HaikuNow! International Haiku Contest 2011 (commended contemporary category)
Thinking Once A Week, Iron Press Newcastle Upon Tyne, 2014

Brig O' Balgownie . . .
a trout rises
in a duck's wake

Mainichi Daily News May 2 , 2006
A Seal Snorts Out The Moon, Cauliay Aberdeen, 2007

days off!
I see the world
through my toes

A Seal Snorts Out The Moon, Cauliay Aberdeen, 2007
Paper Wasp 11(4) Spring 2005 (print)