The Heron's Nest

where tradition and innovation meet

Volume XXIII, Number 2: June 2021


Haiku — page 7

cold snap—
the garter snake deep
in the woodpile

Ashley Rodman
Champaign, Illinois

from the hollow of a redwood gospel wind

Victor Ortiz
Bellingham, Washington

finding his voice
my son fills the sky
with starlings

Rich Schilling
Webster Groves, Missouri

paper dolls unfolding my daughter's smile

Jacquie Pearce
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

nursing home
dad disappears
behind his eyes

Joanne van Helvoort
The Netherlands