I'm on the road but wanted to share a few lovely spring haiku by my friend, Terri L. French. Terri has been the fearless leader of our Southeast Region of the Haiku Society of America for several years, bringing lots of lively opportunities to our part of the country. I'm taking the reins this year, but she and the organization's powers-that-be have kindly agreed to let me get past a very busy spring first, including planning daughter Morgan's out-of-town June wedding. (Thank you, Terri and HSA!)
Much appreciation to Terri for sharing these poems here this week. Enjoy!
oodles of daffodils--
the beauty of an empty vase
Bottle Rockets, 2011
a succession of sneezes--
the chant of spring peepers
joins my zen
blowing on the child
blowing on the pinwheel
Poems İTerri L. French. All rights reserved.
These last two poems are from Terri's collection, A Ladybug on My Words, available from Amazon.
Terri was a guest on my blog three years ago during Poetry Month; click here for a bit of her background and more of her haiku!
Speaking of haiku and Poetry Month, The Haiku Foundation will once again celebrate International Haiku Day with a global "rolling haiku" on April 17. Mark your calendar and click here for more details!
If you're a fan of short poems, you've probably ventured over to Laura Purdie Salas's blog. She's our host today for the Roundup, so make like a ladybug and fly on over to visit Writing the World for Kids.