Poems

Below are links to a number of my poems that are available online. Details of print publications containing my poems can be found on the In print page.

Issue #13 of the Communion Arts Journal was released in June 2020, and included my poem, Grown-Grey Eyes. You can read Issue #13 here.

In April 2020, the New Zealand journal, Kokako, published my haiku shuffle titled Night Sky. You can read the poem here.

Creatrix, the online journal of WA Poets Inc., published my poem, Winter Sun, in March 2020. You can read the poem here and here.

The video journal, Frameless Sky, offers a mix of music, visual art and Japanese short-form poetry. Issue 11 was released in 2019 and included a photo of mine which appeared in a collaborative work with a poem by Debbie Strange from Canada. Further, a haiku of mine was selected to partner a painted image by Jessica Malone Latham. An abridged preview of the video journal is available on YouTube.

My poem, Brown Paper, was published in the Canberra Times on 6 October 2018. You can read the poem here.

My poem titled, Desire, was included in Nourish Poetry, Issue 1, 2018. This post includes a copy of the poem.

My haiku shuffle titled, Love Poem, was published in Modern Haiku Vol 49.2, 2018. You can read the poem here and here.

echoes 2 provides an update on 170 haiku poets who have appeared in the New Resonance series of books over the past 20 years. My entry appears, in alphabetical order, on p135.

The Coolabah Short Poem Issue (No 23, 2018) contains one of my poems. The Coolabah journal is published online by the Centre for Australian and Transnational Studies at the University of Barcelona.

My poem, Near a Station of the Metro, appeared in the Vine Leaves Literary Journal. You can read the poem here.

One of my haiku received an Honourable Mention in the 2017 Francine Porad Haiku Award run by Haiku Northwest from Washington State, USA. You can see the contest results here.

My poem, Secrets, was included in Issue 2 of the StylusLit Online Literary Journal which was released in September 2017.

Issue #7 of the Communion Arts Journal was released in June 2017 and included my poem, High Resolution. You can read Issue #7 here.

One of my haiku received a Commendation in the 2017 Sharpening The Green Pencil Haiku Contest run by the Romanian Kukai Group. The Book of the 2017 Contest can be found here.

You can find my poem, I Can Love Alone, in the Shot Glass Journal #21 which was published in January 2017.

Don’t forget to drop in to the Australian Haiku Society’s website from time to time. Here’s a lovely haiga (ie, an image matched with a haiku) by Canberra poet, Marietta McGregor – one of my haiku gets a mention as well!

The Heron’s Nest is a quarterly online haiku journal produced in the United States. Many of my haiku have appeared in the Nest over the years. Here is an example from December 2016.

My poem, The Sandpiper, appeared in the Verity La online journal in July 2016.