The Heron's Nest

Volume XXI, Number 4: December 2019

Haiku — page 12

wintery silence
a slate-gray sky
holds its own

Tom Painting
Atlanta, Georgia

lengthening days
his five-o'clock shadow
shows up early

Susan Constable
Parksville, British Columbia
Canada

ice moon
the testosterone
in his whisper

Mary Weiler
Austin, Texas

forgiveness—
mending a broken vase
with gold

Sondra J. Byrnes
Santa Fe, New Mexico

melting icicles
one sun after another
falls to earth

Christopher Herold
Port Townsend, Washington

monsoon showers
all night long
the bitterness of neem

Nandita Jain Mahajan
Gurgaon, Haryana
India

incessant rains
small talk
dries up

Hemapriya Chellappan
Chennai, India

faint breeze
a single branch of blossoms
on the old lilac

Mark Forrester
Hyattsville, Maryland

baseball season
a meadow of foxgloves
catching bees

Bob Redmond
Burien, Washington

two footprints
for every one of mine
wild hyacinth

Tia Haynes
Lakewood, Ohio

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