The Heron's Nest

Volume XXI, Number 4: December 2019

Haiku — page 2

winter sunrise
the book open
to radishes

Tanya McDonald
Woodinville, Washington

first day of chemo
my son yanks Godzilla
out of the toy box

John McManus
Carlisle, Cumbria
England

winter chill
an old oak
grows its shadow

Jenny Fraser
Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty
New Zealand

rustle
of little brown vanishings
winter woods

Nancy Shires
Greenville, North Carolina

owl feathers the silhouette of a whisper

Réka Nyitrai
Bucharest, Romania

lasting forever
the present tense
of mother's last words

Kath Abela Wilson
Pasadena, California

nursing home—
the sympathy orchid
regifted

Roberta Beary
Westport, County Mayo
Ireland

surrounding
every exit—
deep winter

Sam Bateman
Everett, Washington

journey's end...
the sound of a newspaper
being folded

Sanjuktaa Asopa
Karnataka, India

inheritance
brother's blue kippah
heavy on my crown

Brent Goodman
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

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