above the clouds my reflection on the wings *The Haiku Foundation’s weekly Window Series – Airplane Window *this is my first appearance on The Haiku Foundation website!
sculpture garden the cling of white to her mittens published in Stardust Haiku – Issue 13: January 2018
As I reflect on my grandmother’s life, I was reminded of this haiku that I wrote for Mother’s Day last year in remembrance of her daughter, my mother. sunlight ebbs through drifting clouds I think of my mother declina il sole attraverso nuvole vaganti penso a mi madre *translated by Eufemia GriffoContinue reading “sunlight ebbs…”
This was written about a time when a chapter in my marriage ended and a new one began. Today it takes on new meaning as my grandmother died yesterday, peacefully at home, and was a musician and teacher for almost all of her 99 years. old mix tape our first love song ourContinue reading “old mix tape…”
Several authors were asked to contribute to a list of “What We Are Looking Forward to in 2018”. My own contribution became bittersweet last night as the grandmother whose 100th birthday I was hopeful for will no longer come to pass. I hope though that this compilation will be as inspiring and thought-provoking as itContinue reading “2018”