The Heron's Nest

where tradition and innovation meet

Volume XXIII, Number 1: March 2021


Haiku — page 17

church lilies—
all the synonyms
for suicide

Roberta Beary
County Mayo, Ireland

petals flutter down
the longest
six feet

Jim Kacian
Winchester, Virginia

fishing trip
the lightness
of her creel

Martin Duguay
Gyeongsan, South Korea

      out of its skin
      out of itself

Michael Dylan Welch
Sammamish, Washington

out of my mood
a black butterfly

Rick Tarquinio
Bridgeton, New Jersey