Michael DudleyMichael Dudley

Michael Dudley was born in downtown Toronto and reared in Scarborough, Canada. For 35 years he lived and worked in rural Southwestern Ontario. He is the father of three adults and the author of numerous poetry volumes, including pilgrimage (Red Moon Press, 2017), a revised, updated, and expanded volume of new and selected haiku.

Website:
www.michaeljdudley.com


 

        whale cove
echoing songs of the old
                   new moon

 
 

refugees s bus n crossing thborder each a window l obreath

Modern Haiku, 51:3, Autumn 2020

composing
              another
                       eulogy 

                bolt 
        lightning

   sizzles
       through
                    rain

NeverEnding Story: "Butterfly Dreams," September 14, 2018

 

Brijuni breeze~
IV AD olive tree whispers
Latin elegantly

at the water's edge, Haiku Canada Members' Anthology, 2019

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Under the Basho 2020

       among my father's
heirlooms, a cut crystal bowl
                               full of wishbones

 
 

December deepfreeze . . .
pinecones on the snow crust
gnawed into drumsticks

A Moment's Longing, HSA Members' Anthology, 2019 

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 Highly Commended, Gene Murtha Senryu Contest, 2020

 

                                             bleak night
keeping his heartbreak in check
                                         with internet chess

silent flute notes . . .
          a brassy Kokopelli 
                         dances in euphorbia 

 
 

5 feet down
the grave digger pauses
            to answer his cell

 

   meditation retreat
                            the elevated chanting
                  of migrating geese 

 

exhausted by the hike . . . attached. to me . every.where .burs.

Presence, Issue #61, July 2018

hanami weekend
             all the petal-white
                        masks

 

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Under the Basho 2020

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