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without hearing                                
the kooka's cacophony  
on time every day
I would be estranged
in some other land

(this tanka first published in Lynx, February 2008)

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some of my publications on-line and print:
1. a 15 line acrostic sonnet, Seeing Red, published at <> in January 2006
2. a haiku sequence, Thermal Energies, at <>
3. a poem, The Twelfth House, on line at The Salt River Review, Volume 8, Number 3, Winter 2005 - 2006 <>
4. three triptychsenryu at <> a new journal of experimental poetry
5. Fast fiction  at Doorknobs and BodyPaint On Becoming A Woman March 2006
6. 2 poems at <>
 A Poisonous Poem and Contemplations <>
7.At Folly women on top...
8. Tanka in Ribbons, Tanka Society of America Journal, Spring 2006
9. Two poems, "So Long Old Mate" and "Moving On" in the new issue of Sinister Wisdom #68/69 on the theme of Death, Grief, and Surviving, available at
10. Radio interview with Merry Gangemi Woman-Stirred Radio <>July  20, 2006
11. a poem with audio, The Ballad Of The Lonely City Drover, in the current issue of Contemporary Rhyme, Vol.3, No 3, Summer 2006, at
12. First prize in the Contest, A Picture Worth 500 Words, with her poem "On Stage"
in the current Tattoo Highway #13
13. haiku at Stylus Poetry Journal, October 2006 <>
14. A poem for today October 16 2006 at
15. a tanka in Wisteria, A Journal of Haiku, Senryu and Tanka Issue 3, October 2006
16. a poem Vibes, Earthbeats, Tribes in Harrington Lesbian Literary Quarterly, Vol 7, #2, October 2006
17a  poem, Perspectives at
18.a poem, Stalking Faeries in An Anthology of Nimbin Poets, Midlight At The Oasis, 2007
19. two haiku in Stylus Poetry Journal, January 2007 at
20. four poems at Lynx, Winter Meets Spring, and collaborative poems, post gondwana: a chain reaction by Moira Richards & Barbara A Taylor, Facing The Truth by Barbara A Taylor & Moira Richards, Food For Thought by Barbara A Taylor, Shayla Mollohan & Moira Richards, at Feburary 2007
21. haiga at Madame et Monsieur, January 2007
22. haibun Five Acres Keeps Me Happy at <> March2007
23. a poem At Year's End in That Festive Feeling Anthology, Forward Press, UK, April 2007
24. a cinquain, Waking Up in SP Quill, Spring Issue, April 2007  
25. a tanka  Fraud Squad at <>April 26 2007
26. tanka at Chrysanthemum <> April 2007
27. haibun Snowwalking at Simply Haiku,  Summer 2007
28. a tanka,'walking hand-in-hand home' , and Not Only For Oranges, an alphenga, with Moira Richards, South Africa, and Shayla Mollohan, USA. in Kokako #6, May 2007, a New Zealand print magazine of haiku, haibun, tanka and related genres
29. two haiku, her lover's return, and, on guard, in Haiku Scotland Journal, Issue #13, June 2007
30. a haiku, and a haibun, The Day That Elvis Died, in The Shamrock Journal #2, on line at
31. a haiku in International Haiku Anthology, Crickets and Chrysanthemums, published by la revue haiku in Romania, June 2007
32. two poems, Optimism and She's Gone, I'm Strong, published in Queer Collection: Prose and Poetry 2007,  Fabulist Flash             Publishing, NV, USA, June 2007 <>
33. a rengay, Silvery Streaks, collaborative piece with Moira Richards (SA), in Poemeleon, the form issue, June 2007 at
34. a haiku at Kaleidowhirl, Summer 2007 at
35. a collaborative renga, cat seasons,with Moira Richards (SA) and Shayla Mollohan (USA) in  ken*again, Fall 2007 at <>
36. a poem, After Heavy Wetting, finalist in the Fourth Annual International Ultra-Short Competition sponsored by The Binnacle,
Ultra-Short Volume, Fall,2007
37. three hay(na)ku news poems published on 3By3By3, August 7 2007
38. a poem, Colored Highlights at Summer/Fall 2007
39. a haiku, rural tsunami at Haiku Reality Summer 2007
40.two poems A Rainy Day In Winter and à la cuisine avec the rough and the smooth  at Dusie #6, 2007
41. haiga, green frogs, at Sketchbook Journal, September 2007 at <>
42. tanka, water phobia, in Eucalypt#3, A Tanka Journal (Australia) November 2007
43. five tanka in Landfall Anthology, Landfall: Poetry of Place in Modern English Tanka, edited by Denis M. Garrison and Michael McClintock,  Modern English Tanka Press, Summer 2007 for hundreds of miles/braking/bull-dust balloons, my homeward route/koala available  at
44. two tanka  by his side and how many moons in Kokako #7, New Zealand Magazine of haiku, tanka, haibun and related genres Fall 2007
45. a triparshva renku, A Python Coiled, by Barbara A Taylor (Aus) and Moira Richards (SA) at Moonset, The Newspaper, December 2007
46. haiku, dinky-di summer in Moonset, The Newspaper, November 2007
47. a tanka, under the cool shade, in Moonset Newspaper, December 2007
48. two rengay with Moira Richards (South Africa), Surfing Our  Century and Three-Sided Affairs. A haibun, Kitchen Castles, and a senryu sequence, Talking Destiny: The Truth Of It All at
49. haiku,  moonlight in FreeXpression, December 2007
50. short poem The Teddy Bears' Picnic at Wednesday, 5 December 2007
51. a yenga, "Waiting For The Tooth Fairies" by Barbara A Taylor and Moira Richards, two tanka, without hearing and at self reflections, and a haibun, "Here and There" in February issue of LYNX 2008.
52. poem "A Sonnet For My Botox Baby" in Letters To The World:Poems From The Wompo  Listserv edited by Moira Richards, Rosemary Starace and Lesley Wheeler, Red Hen Press, February 2008
53. three tanka sequences, Geriatric Tanka, Manhattans on the Mountain Top, Fighting Cloud Women, and an individual tanka in Atlas Poetica: A Journal of Poetry of Place in Modern English Tanka, MET Press, Baltimore, Spring 2008
54.three haiku in Haiku Calendar Ludbreg 2008,(now in a book form) Croatia
55.a tanka, On Top Of The World, poem of the day at The New Verse News <> March 21 2008
56. ten tanka published on Modern English Tanka #7 Spring 2008 <>
57. two haiku and two tanka in "Promenade" at April 2008
58.two poems, You: A Big Word in Poetry and Playing Duets in The Loch Raven Review, Spring 2008 at <>
59.  a poem, The Olympic Spirit, poem of the day at <> April 9 2008
60. free verse, Betrayed Children Evacuated, poem of the day, Wednesday 16 April 2008, at <>
61.a poem, How Sacred Is Sacred?, poem of the day 18 April 2008 at <>
62. a tanka, they've all gone to the ball... in Eucalypt#4, May 2008 <>
63. a poem, There Is Nothing Lovelier, the Queer Collection: Prose and Poetry 2008, an international collection of gay, lebian,bisexual and transgender and queer authors, Fabulist Flash Publishing, Nevada, June 2008
64.a rengay, Can't Stop The Rain, poem of the day, June 9 2008, at
65. a poem, Sensoria, Sensoria, Sensoria, in Umbrella, June 2008, special feature "hot" poems <>
66.a haiku, washing dirty dishes, in Haiku Reality, June 2008,
67. a haiku, olympic athletes, on newversenews, 24 July 2008
68 a renku with audio, "Another Day," collaboration with Moira Richards (ZA),  published at qarrtsiluni for the theme Transformation at September 2008
69. a tanka, Bail-Out, at New Verse News, 29 September 2008
70. a tanka, only twelve steps, in Haiku Presence Magazine #36, UK, Autumn, 2008
71. 2 tanka, saplings sprout, in suburbia,  and a haiku, adobe homes, in Way Back Home at 3LightsGallery, Fall 2008
72. a prose with tanka, Those Good Old School Days on line at Haibun Today, 16 October 2008 at
73. a haibun, New Horizons, in Frogpond, the official print journal of the Haiku Society of America, Fall 2008.
74. a triparshva renku, Tarried Road Workers, with Moira Richards (ZA) and Claire Chatelet (UK),  in Simply Haiku, Winter 2008
75. tanka, senryu and haiku in Moonset The Newpaper, November 2008
76. a haibun, Today's Special, in the Fall 2008 issue of the Blue Fifth Review
77. a haibun, My Green Journey, three tanka, “too late…”, “my timber bread box…” and “sometimes I question…” and a haiku, summer rowing, at  Sketchbook, A Journal for Eastern and Western Short Forms,
78. short poem, "Bare The Stake!" on  November 7, 2008
79. 10 tanka in MET #10 Winter 2008 supper's not finished/along the riverside/unraveling jasmine/future planning/power unleashed/I'm transfixed/each day my welcome/during autumn/every rap artist/from the red desert
80. a tanka, along the pathway... in Maganapoets Journal January 2009
81. a haiku, "firecrackers",  in IHT/Asahi Shimbun Asahi Haikuist Network 2009
  <> January 16 2009
82. a tanka , "December Downunder" and a haiku "blood-splattered spoors..." in the three lights gallery,  Snow Days, January-March, 2009
83. two tanka,"with colored beads" and "I sweat" "in Red Lights, January 2009 <>
84. a haiku, "shorter days"... at IHT Asahi Shimbun Asahi Haikuist Network on January 30 2009
85. a haiku, "enrosadira..." at <> International Herald Tribune Asahi Shimbun Asahi Haikuist Network, February 6, 2009
85. three poems, "Taking The Plunge",  "Between The Showers", and a  sedoka, "Connectivity", on line at Lynx, February, 2009 <>
86. awarded a commended tanka  with "Never  break your thread..."  in the 2nd Kokako International Tanka Competition, 2009
87. tanka, "red orb rising...", in New Verse News, 11 February, 2009,
88. a haiku, "crossed out", in Mainichi Daily News Haiku Column, haiku of the day, 13 February, 2009
89. a tanka, "star-dusted skin...", an Honourable Mention in the First International Tanka Contest,  February 2009, published in Ribbons, The Journal of The Tanka Society of America, at Moonset The Newspaper,  at March 2009 and in Sketchbook Journal
90. a haiku, "hugs all round..." in OZYNSA (YNSA Medical Practitioners' Australian Newsletter), February 2009
and at haikuoz
91. a tanka, "mean times ...", poem of the day, march 4, 2009 at New Verse News
92. 2 rengay,  "Between The Steps", collaborative poem with Martin G Cohen, USA, and a solo rengay "A Fresh Start",  4 tanka, "occasionally ...", "a new morning ...", "through the darks ..." and "drifting, merging ..." published  in Sketchbook, March 2009 at
93. a haibun, "The Table's Set", in Simply Haiku Spring 2009 <>
94. a haibun, "As If It Does So Just For Me", Highly Commended in Kikakuza International Haibun Contest, 2009.
95. a triparshva, "Fiddling With Their Blarney", with Moira Richards (ZA), on The Blue Fifth Review, Spring/Summer 2009
96. a tanka, "ferocious flames", in Red Lights, print journal, A Tanka Journal, June 2009
97. a haiku, "only birds' tracks", Selected Haiku in current edition of Haiku Reality, April 2009, at
98. two senryu, "stampedes ..." and "for the thrift shop ...", in current exhibition: Lighten Up, The Three Lights Gallery, April 2009,
99.  two haiku, "on the bluff" and "twilight sky" in Riverbed, April 2009
100. a haibun, "Waiting For A Rainbow" and a tanka, "morning sunlight..." in print journal, Kokako #10, April, 2009
101.a haiku, "going with the grain", a Worthy Mention in 2009 Haiku Contest, in FreeXpresSion, June, 2009
102. a poem, "So What's New?", in Poetic Diversity, Spring Issue, at
103.two haiku, "in Zimbabwe ..." , "a copper moon", and a tanka, "Who Am I?..." published in Moonset The Literary Newspaper, Spring 2009
104. haibun, "The Unexpected," forthcoming in Shamrock Journal,  September 2009
105.haiku, "my guard of honour..." , an Honourable Mention in Haiku Journal  Romania-Japan Cultural Influences Contest April 2009
106. three haiku,  "spreading guilt ...", "the weeping  beech...", and "supper time ..."  at Ambrosia, Issue #3, Journal of Fine Haiku,  Spring 2009
107  two haiku, "on the bluff" and "a twilight sky"  in Riverbed
108. a haiku, forthcoming in Magnapoets Anthology Series 1 - One Hundred Droplets, A collection of Japanese form poetry celebrating and exploring spring and summer, and a tanka in Magnapoets Anthology Series 2 - While The Light Holds, A collection of Japanese form poetry celebrating and exploring autumn and winter.
109. three haiku in War Anthology, forthcoming
110  a haiku, "watching the sadhu..." in June issue Notes From The The Gean Tree at
111. a tanka, "her obituary..."  Magnapoets Journal, July 2009
112. a villanelle, "Villanelle To Geraldine", in Crannog #21, Summer Issue, June 26 2009
113. ku selected for renku (leader (Keiji Minato) at   May 2009  
114. a poem, "Twenty Years On" at New Verse News 4 June 2009
115. an autumn junicho, "Thistles Bloom Again", by Barbara A Taylor (Aus) and Vasile Moldovan (Ro)
in Haiku Scotland, June 2009 Haiku Scotland 20 and in Albatross, Magazine of the Constanza Haiku Society of Romania
116. two ku "by the roadside stall" and "up and over" selected for Autumn Kasen (leader, Graham Nunn) at Issa's Snail, June 2009
117. a tanka, "in the narrow street" in Eucalypt #6, June 2009 <>
118.a junicho "A Wolf Takes Air" collaboration with Martin G Cohen, at Simply Haiku, August 2009
119 a haiku, "swine flu pandemic" on Asahi Haikuist Column Network June 19
120.two tanka, "18 years later" and "tied to a red rose"  e-challenge, Eucalypt, June 2009.
121.two haiku, "not feeling groovy" and "yes we can"on 3LightsGallery, July, theme, Summer of Love
122.a tanka, "ferocious flames" in Red Lights, print journal, June 2009
123. a tanka, "equal rights" at New Verse News, July 2, 2009
124.a haiku, "milking time," at Asahi Haikuist Network, July 3,
125. a haiku, "hang-gliders," at Notes From The Gean, September2009
126. haiku "summer rains," at Asahi Haikuist Column International Herald Tribune, July 17 at
127.two ku, "scents of ginger" and "all tools down"  in renku, Yellow Moon,  a junicho, sabaki John Carley, at July, 2009, forthcoming in Simply Haiku, November 2009
128. a tanka, "summer rains," and a haiku, "in Zimbabwe," in Moonset The Literary Newspaper, Fall/Winter 2009
129.two haiku,"dissolving...," "sleeping granny,"  and three tanka, "a daddy longlegs," "welcome swallows," and "at the mouth,"
at Kokako#11 print journal, September 2009.
130. a tanka, "rocket warning," in Notes From The Gean, September 2009
131. a tanka, "crimson night," in Ribbons, Journal of the Tanka Society of America, Fall 2009
132. two poems, "my world is full of wires" and "Cumulonimbus" in Concise Delights, A Journal of Short Poetry, Issue 1, print edition, Summer 2009
133. two haiku, "spring sepia" and "Turning gold," in Ginyu International Haiku Magazine, Japan, print edition #43, Summer 2009.
134. two haiku, "arm-in-arm," "a squirrel sprints," and two tanka, "next to me," and a daddy longlegs," in print edition of Canadian Zen Haiku, Summer 2009.
135. a haiku, "do not go to school," poem of the day at New Verse News, September 10, at
136. three haiku, "monsoons," "on the bluff," and "firecrackers," on Haiku Dreaming Australia, September 2009
137. haiku, "60...," poem of the day October 2, New Verse News at
138. a haiku, "take four," poem of the day at Haiku News,
139. Certificate of Merit for Excellent Work for tanka, "between black stumps," at Sixth International Tanka Federation's Contest, 2009, Tokyo, Japan.
140. two haiku, "autumn moon," and "summer mornings," in two anthologies, "One Hundred Droplets" and  "While The Light Holds," Magnapoets, October 2009
141. a haiku, "overindulgence," in Asahi Haikuist Network Column at  
142. a haiku, "red dust" at Haiku News, 24 October, 2009
143 a haiku, "white sky" in Haiku News, October 28, at
144. haiku read and projected at Riverbeats 2009, A Festival About Water, Sydney, Australia, 31 October, 2009
145. two haiku, "autumn light" and "new found love" in UK print journal, Time Haiku, November 2009
146. a haiku "restless night" at haiku for the full moon, November 2009
147. a tanka, "searching," in Eucalypt #7,  November 2009
148. haiku , "letting it fall...." on  Haiku News, November 14, 2009 at
149. a junicho, "fried-egg moon," a collaboration with Moira Richards (SA), at Sketchbook, A Journal of Eastern and Western Short Forms, at
150. a haiku, "belly dancer," at Asahi Haikuist Column, November 20,
151. a haiku, "against azure," and a haibun, "Too Many Butts," in Frogpond, Journal of The Haiku Society of America, Winter Issue, 2010 Issue 33.1
152.a haiku, "high on the freeway," on Haiku News, 1 December, at
153. a haiku, "autumn lights," joint third place in World Haiku Contest 2009, Lyrical Passion E-Zine, November 2009
154. two tanka, "my new year," and "year of the tiger," in Eucalypt E-Challenge 2010.
155. tan renga with Michelle Alkerton in Lynx, February 2010, 4 tanka "for 18 days," "in rubbish piles," "a flashing santa," and "blue irises," a poem, "Playing With Death," and a haibun,"Waiting For A Rainbow," at Lynx, February, 2010
156. two haiku, "an extra pillow," and "ah! maturity," at Three Lights Gallery, 3 year anniversary issue, January 2010
157.a collaborative poem, a triparshva, "Centre Tree," in Frogpond, Vol.33.1 Winter Issue 2010
158. a haibun, "On The Way To Santa Fe," in Shamrock, Journal of The Irish Haiku Society, #13, 2010 at
159.a haiku, "haiku pulsing," selected for the 2nd Annual Basho Haiku Challenge chapbook, to be published in mid-2010 by The Lilliput Review.
160.a haiku, "desert morning," selected for daily haiku, at Tiny Words
161.a haiku, "sailing stars," in Magnapoets, Issue #5, January 2010
162 a haibun, "Winds of Change," in Notes From The Gean #4, Spring 2010
164.a haiku, "against azure," and a haibun, "Too Many Butts," in Frogpond, Journal of The Haiku Society of America, Winter Issue, 2010
165. a haiku, "nursing blisters," at The Heron's Nest, March 2010,
166.a haiku, "helicopter blades," and three tanka, "I must confess," "as if outside," and "driving," in Kokako#12, April 2010
167. a New Year's junicho entitled, "first full moon rises," composed by six poets from six continents during January and February 2009, and a triparshva, "Soughing Pines," in Moonset The Literary Newspaper, Spring/Summer issue, 2010. (their last issue)
168. a zip shisan, "Things To Do," a collaboration with poets from eight countries, in Sketchbook, a journal of Eastern and Western short forms, Volume 4, Issue 6 at
169. a haibun, "Family Is Everything," in Haibun Today, the premiere quaterly issue, Vol.4, #1, March 2010, at
170  a haiku, "desert morning," at Tiny Words, February 16, 2010
171. a haiku, "steamy times," at Asahi Shimbun Haikuist Column, 19 February, 2010
172.a tanka sequence, "Desolation Row," joint second place in Tattoo Highway Picture Words Contest, issue #30, April 2010, at
173. six tanka, "on my verandah," "along cobbled streets," "at the antiques sale," "next to mine," "all that's left, " and "pretending," in print/on line journal, Atlas Poetica #5, Poetry of Place in Contemporary Tanka, March 2010, at
174. a haibun, "As If It Does So Just For Me," runner up in 2009 Kikakuza International Haibun Contest, published in Contemporary Haibun On Line, March 2010, at
175.a tanka, "mesmerized,"in print journal, Eucalypt #8, May 2010
176. two haiku, "still our song," and "misty morning," at 3lights quarterly, Music theme, Spring 2010
177.a haibun, "Home Sweet Home," awarded an Honourable Mention in Kikakuza International Haibun Contest 2010.
178.a haiku,"into the marshlands," poem of the day, New Verse News, May 2 2010, at
179.a tanka sequence, "Selamat Pagi," in Atlas Poetica #6 at
180. a tanka, "gnarled banksias," forthcoming in Tiny Words, poem of the day, 20 July, at
181.a haiku, "fat fingers," poem of the day, May 8, at New Verse News,
182. three haiku to celebrate Mother's Day, "9 pm...,"a free offering," and "bunched in a vase," on Sketchbook, A Journal for Eastern and Western Short Forms, May 9 2010, at
183. two verses, "silhouetted," and "peering in," in Full Blossom, an on-line renku at May 2010
184. a tanka, "troubled skies," and a haiku, "stoking the embers," forthcoming  in Summer issue of Magnapoets, June 2010
185 four haiku, "her blackberry'," "firecrackers," "summer mornings," and "a fairy's shelter," forthcoming in Haijinx, at
186.verses in four renku, "under a blood-red moon," "Silver Moonbeams," "Among Pebbles," and "Village Festival," in Notes From The Gean, June issue, at
187. two haiku, "on Slieve Foyle's slippery slopes," and "lapping gold waters," in 3Lights Quarterly, Water theme, August 2010 Summer 2010, at
188.three haiku, "rolling in," "beneath the pine," and "pink tiny fingers" in Ambrosia: Journal of Fine Haiku, #5,
July 2010 at
189. a haiku, "cicada's pitch," on line at Haiku Reality, June 2010, at
190 a haiku, "The great protector," on Asahi Haikuist Network Column, at July 2010
191. a tanka, "outside my window," selected for 25 Aussies, Tanka of Place, forthcoming Atlas Poetica, September 2010.
192. a tanka, "next to mine," in Lavender Review #1, at  July 2010
193.a haiku, "future careers,"  forthcoming on New Verse News, poem of the day, July 15, at
194.a haiku, "between dead lambs," forthcoming in NZ  print journal Kokako #13, Summer 2010.
195. a tanka, "neatly in line," in Notes From The Gean, #6, September 2010 at  
196. two haiku, "something creepy," and "at sundown," in print journal, Presence, #42, Autumn 2010
197. a haiku, "full moon," in Asahi Shimbun Haikuist Column, August 20, 2010  at
198. five haiku, "winter morning," "morning sun," "summer moon," "late afternoon," and "pecking holes,"
in Simply Haiku, Autumn 2010, Vol. 8. No. 2 at
199. a haibun, "Waiting For You,"  Frogpond, The Journal of the Haiku Society of America, Vol 33, #1, Winter 2010.
200. a haibun," piercing blue," forthcoming at Simply Haiku, Autumn, at Simply Haiku, Autumn 2010, Vol. 8. No. 2 at
201.verses in "Our Monkey Masks," an autumn nijuin, in Blithe Spirit, The Journal of the British Haiku Society, September 2010
202. five haiku, "winter morning," "summer moon," "late afternoon and "pecking holes," in Simply Haiku, Autumn 2010, Vol. 8. No. 2 at
203. four haiku in Sketchbook fruit thread: "how many acorns," "that squashed sapote," "rainbow lorikeets," and "a native mouse" at
204. haiku, "morning breeze," second place, Sketchbook Journal, Kukai, morning breeze, at
205. a haiku, "new dawn," awarded a Haiku of Merit in World Haiku Festival 2010, Nagasaki, Japan, Haiku Competition, at
206. renku, a spring junicho: "Rondeletia, Jasmine" in World Haiku Review, Summer 2010, at
207.two tanka, "summer's heat stifles," and "on my screen," in Bats, Bugs, Crawlies and Bad Press, Eucalypt E Challenge #8, September 2010.
208.a haiku, "crescent moon," 1st Place and Editor's Choice, Neo Classic Haiku, at World Haiku Review, Summer 2010,, and two haiku, Haiku of Merit, "new coolness," and "rippling skyscrapers," at
209. a haiku, "lunar eclipse," in Chrysanthemum, Autumn 2010 at
210.a haiku, "sunny morning," in Asahi Shimbun Haikuist Network Column, September 3, at
211. a haiku, "watching cricket," at Asahi Shimbun Haikuist Column, September 17, at
212. a haiku for the full moon, "spring equinox," at Haiku Bandit Society, September 2010
213. a haiku, "for richer or poorer," at Asahi Shimbun Haikuist Network Column, October 1, at
214. a haiku, "new coolness," in The Heron's Nest, December, 2010 at
215. a tanka, "misty morning," in Eucalypt #9, November 2010.
216. a haibun, "Mutual Feelings," in Notes From The Gean, Vol.2, Issue #3 at
217. a haiku, "a bargain, he says,"at Asahi Shimbun Haikuist Network Column,October 29 2010 (wine theme)
218. a tanka, "visitors," in Notes From The Gean, Vol.2, Issue #3, December, 2010, at
219. a haiku, "winter rain," forthcoming in Berry Blue, March 2011.
220. a haiku, " a final splash," Celebrating Peggy Willis Lyles at The Heron's Nest, December 2010, at
221.a haiku, "fireworks," in Haijinx, Vol.III, Issue 1, December, at
a haiku, "her blackberry," at, a haiku, "a fairy's shelter," at, a haiku,"summer mornings," at and verses in a kasen renku, "The Awakening," starting at
222. a haiku, "September moon," in Shamrock, #16, The Journal of The Irish Haiku Society, December 2010, at
223. a haiku, "aura balancing," at Moon Viewing, Haiku Bandit at


224. two haiku, "New year" and "fortune cookies," in International Haiku New Year’s Festival 2011, Akita International Haiku Network, January 5, 2011, at
225. a haiku, "icy morning," in Haiku Reality, December 2010,  at
226. a haiku, "four uptruned legs," at Haiku News, December 28, at
227. 2 yotsumono with Kala Ramesh, "The Magician’s Hand," and "Against The Flow,"  in Lynx, January 2011, at
228. two yotsumono with Kala Ramesh, "The Smothered Valley," and "Lingering Heat," in Notes From The Gean, Vol 2, Issue #4, March 2011, at
229. a haiku, "winter rain," forthcoming in Berry Blue Haiku, March 2011, at
230. two tanka, "Rejoice, rejoice!" and "smoker's plan," in Eucalypt E-Challenge, Year Of The Rabbit, January 2011
231. a haiku, "winter clouds," at
232. a haiku, "fleecy clouds" at
233. a haiku, "a black pelican," awarded Second Prize, International Section,The 14th Mainichi Haiku Contest, at
234. five haiku, "snowscapes," "under Merapi," "icy morning," "la nina rules," and "morning ginko," in Simply Haiku, at, two tanka, "what's next?" and "a grateful mother,"in Simply Haiku, 8.2, at
235. verses in renku, "Knee Deep In Dandelions," "Mending Nets," and "The First Warm Day," in print journal, The Journal of Renga and Renku, at
236. a tanka, "okay, rabbit," and two haiku, "drowning out," and "overnight," Kokako #14
237. a haiku, "floral offerings," on Asahi Haikuist Column, January 24, at
238. verses in two junicho renku, "First Cool Day," and "The Button Jar," in Notes From The Gean, Vol 2, issue #4
239. a haiku, "lantern parade" on Mainichi Daily News, February 5, 2011, at
240. a tanka prose, "Wandering," forthcoming in Tanka Prose Special at Atlas Poetica
241. a haiku, "a ray of sun," on Wednesday Haiku at Lilliput Review, forthcoming July 2011
242 a solo junicho, "Across Craggy Rocks," in Notes From The Gean, Vol. 2,  Issue #4,
243. a haiku, "Spring surprise," on Asahi Shimbun International Haikuist Network, March 18, at
244. a junicho, "From The Balcony," renku collaboration with Karen Cesar, USA, forthcoming at Haijinx
245. a haibun, "Free Again,"  Notes From The Gean at
246. a haiku, "days of our lives," at Notes From The Gean at
247. two haiga, "day's end," and "dragon moon," Notes From The Gean at
248. a haiga, "shorter days," in print anthology Contemporary Haibun #12, Red Moon Press, available at
249. a haiga, "dawn awakes," in HaikuPix Review #3, Summer 2011
250. a tanka, "through a blizzard," in Eucalypt #10
251. a haiku, "socializing," on Asahi Shimbun Haikuist Network Column, April 15, 2011 at
252. three haiku, "acid rains," "homeward bound," "summer rains,"  and a haibun, "Oblivion," at Mango Moons, feature in Muse India, at
253. a haiku, "frangipani fragrance," on Asahi Shimbun Haikuist Network Column, May 20, 2011 at
254. two haiku, "autumn sunset," and "a corncrake calls," in Shamrock Journal, #18, at
255. two haiku, "four bright planets," and "a single teacup" in  Cities of Green Leaves Ginko No Kukai at
256. two haiga, "thunder clouds," and "spotted by a butterfly," on Haigaonline, at      
257. a haiku, "evening mist," at Haiku Reality,
258. two tanka, "'spent morning hours," and "dinosaurs once roamed" in the summer issue of Simply Haiku at
259. two renku, a collaborative triparshva, "Shadows Flutter," and a solo 'new junicho', "United We Stand," in Notes From The Gean, at and
260. three tanka, "next to KFC," "blossom time," and "she licks her lips" forthcoming in the Food For Thought anthology.
261. a haiku, "as the lights go out," at Haiku Bandit Society, Moon Viewing, June 201, at
262. a haiku, "broken-hearted," in moonrise and bare hills, the paper wasp jack stamm haiku anthology 2010
263. three tanka, "I'm in awe," "already sprouting," and "outside my window," in Grevillea & Wonga Vine, Australian Tanka of Place, a Eucalypt publication.
264. a tanka, "through a blizzard," in Eucalypt, A Tanka Journal, #10, June 2011
265. two haiga,  "dilemma," and "stroke of luck," forthcoming in Notes From The Gean.
266.a haiku, "welcome coolness," at Mainichi Daily News, June 18 2011 at
267. a haiku, "new wisdom" in Poem This Picture Contest at
268. a junicho, "Wisteria Blossoms," with Kala Ramesh and Don Baird, forthcoming in Notes From The Gean.
269. a tanka prose, "Wandering," in the Special Feature, '25 Tanka Prose', at Atlas Poetica: A Journal of Poetry of Place in Contemporary Tanka
270. two haiku, "emptiness," and "no words," on Asahi Shimbun International Haiku Network Column, at
271.a haiku, "autumn sunset," and a tanka, "no wonder," in Presence #45 Autumn 2011
272. a haiku, "journeying home," Moon Viewing, July 2011, at Haiku Bandit Society,
273. a haiku, "Morning rainbow," on Asahi Haikuist Network Column at July 29, 2011
274. a haiku, "Mid-sentence," on Asahi Haikuist Network Column at  August 5 2011
275. a haiku, "again moonrise," on August Moonviewing at Haiku Bandit Society,
276. a haiku, "Fireworks night," on Asahi Shimbun International Haikuist Network Column, at August 19, 2011
277. a haiga, "dawn unfolds," awarded third prize in City of Salisbury Haiga Contest,
Salisbury, South Australia, and displayed at their Writers' Festival, September 2011.
278. a haibun, "Time Zone,"  in Contemporary Haibun OnLine at
279. a haiga, "dawn awakes," published in print edition of HaikuPix Review #3, Summer 2011,  
280. a haibun, "Avoidance As Therapy," in Chrysanthemum at
281. a haiku, "disguising death," in Notes From The Gean, October 2011 at
283. two haibun, "As If It Does So Just For Me," and Home Sweet Home in Kikakuza Haibun Contest Decorated Works 2009-2011
284. a haiku, "resilient moon" in Moon Viewing, September 2011 at Haiku Bandit Society
285. a tanka sequence, "When There Is Light," in Shot Glass Journal, #5, OnLine Journal of Short Poetry, October 2011, at
286. two haiku, "lingering heat," and "harvest moon," on Asahi Shimbun Internatinal Haiku Column, September 30, 2011 at
287. two haiku, "Saturday morning," and "polishing brass," in print, Paper Wasp, a journal of haiku, Winter 2011
288. two poems, "On Silk and Soul," and "Things To Remember," in The Cento: A Collection of Collage Poems, edited by Theresa Welford, Red Hen Press, available at
289. a haiku, "a seagull pinches," winning entry in Haiku This Picture Contest, on Sketchbook, A Journal for Eastern and Western Short Forms, September 2011, at
290. a tanka, "an accolade," in Eucalypt #11 November 2011
291. a junicho, Wisteria Blossoms," with kala ramesh and Don Baird, on Notes From The Gean, October 2011, at
292.a haiku, "locust clouds," in Notes From The Gean, December 2011t
293. a haiga, "sunny morning," in the inaugural issue of A Hundred Gourds, at
294. three tanka, "next to KFC," "blossom time," and "she licks her lips," in Food For Thought anthology, Ginninderra Press (Australia) November 2011
295. two haiga, "Golden Orb spider," and "python going up," forthcoming in HaigaOnLine.
296. a haiku, "waterboatmen," one of the Favourites, in Haiku Reality at
297. three haiku in 3rd Australian Haiku Anthology, published November 2011
298. a haiga, "new coolness," in Notes From The Gean, December 2011, on page 72-3 at
299. haiku and haibun in anthology, Shamrock Haiku Journal 2007-2011, edited by Anthony Kudryavitsky
300. a haiku, "End of the year," in Asahi International Haikuist Network Column, December 16, 2011 at
301. a haiku,"corn seed sprouts," on Mainichi Daily News, 20 December, 2011, at
302. a haiku,"Flight," on Haiku Guru, December 20 2011, at
303. two haiku, "Satisfaction," and "End of the year," at Asahi, December 30 2011,


304.two haiku, "late afternoon," and "stepping stone," in Magnapoets, #9, January 2012
305.a shisan, Each Raindrop Wheels, with Kala Ramesh and Don Baird, at A Hundred Gourds, March 2012
306. a junicho, From The Balcony, with Karen Cesar, at A Hundred Gourds, March 2012 at
307. a kasen, Fragrant Breezes, with Vasile Moldovan, at A Hundred Gourds, March 2012 at
308. verses in a junicho,"With Good Friends," sabaki, Hortensia Andersen, Origa,Valeria, in The Journal of Renga and Renku #2
309. A haiku, "rusty moon," published with Chinese translation, on Haiku Page at
310. verses in a winter imachi, "The Thunder of the River,"sabaki John Carley, in Journal of Renga and Renku
311. a rengay, "Open Communication," in A Hundred Gourds at
312. two tanka, "there is only," and "year of the dragon," in Eucalypt E-Challenge, Year of The Dragon.
313. a tanka, "last year's calendar," in A Hundred Gourds, March 2012 at
314. a haiku, "wolf moon," on Moon Viewing at Haiku Bandit Society, January 2012
315. a haiku, "intoxication," in inaugural issue of Multiverses, at
316. three haiga, "year of the dragon," "sunset," and "winter blues," in Multiverses
317. artwork, "exotic heron," selected for back cover of 7th paper edition of The Heron's Nest, Vol XIII,  April, 2012,
318. two tanka, "two forest red gums," and "I often wish," in the inaugural issue of Multiverses, Spring 2012, at
319. a haibun, "Melancholy Truths," in Frogpond, Journal of The Haiku Society of America, Winter issue.
320. a haiku, "ice moon," on Haiku Bandit Society, February Moon Viewing, at
321. a haiku, "on the river," on Mainichi Daily News, February 15, at
322. a haiku, "wrinkled hands," on Asahi Haikuist Network Column, February 16, 2012, at
323. a haiga, "crimson sky," with Lauren Kai Manley, at A Hundred Gourds, 2.1, March 2012, at
324. a haiku, "International Women's Day," on Haiku Bandit Society, Moon Viewing, March 2012,
325. a haiga, "dragon sunset," in Daily Haiga, at  March 4, (see Archives)
326. a haiku, "International Women's Day," on Haiku Bandit Society, March Moon Viewing,
327. a haiku, "a lighted candle," on Asahi Haikuist Network Column, March 15, 2012, at
328. a haiku, "a balancing act," at Poem This Picture, on Sketchbook Journal, January/February 2012, at
329. a haiga, "a stroke of luck," at Daily Haiga, March 22
330. a haiku, "a row of grim faces," in A Hundred Gourds, June 2012,
331. a haiku, "empty city," on Mainichi Daily News, April 3, 2012 at
332. a tanka, "a grateful mother," in the anthology, Take Five : Best Contemporary Tanka, Volume 4, Published by Keibooks, and haiku, "starry night" and "After one week," on Asahi Haikuist Column,
333. a haiku, "racket-screeching morn," awarded Third Prize in The Journal of Romanian-Japanese Cultural Interferences Annual International Haiku Contest, 2012.
334. a tanka, "by our bus stop," in the print journal, Eucalypt, Issue #12, June 2012.
335. a haiku, "Summer rains," on Asahi Shimbun International Haikuist Column at
336. a haiku, "intoxication," in Multiverses at Multiverses 1.1 - Haiku (PDF)
337. three haiga, "year of the dragon," "sunset," and "winter blues," in Multiverses
338.a haiku,"barley fields," at Asahi Simbun International Haikuist Column, June 29, at
339. a rokku. "Year's First Hike," a collabaration with Eiko Yakimoto, Hortensia Andersen and Josh Wikoff, with audio, on Notes From The Gean, at
340. a spring rokku, "This Plenitude: For Hortensia," at A Hundred Gourds 1.4, September 2012,
341. a junicho, "The Taste of Curacao," in A Hundred Gourds 1.4 September 2012, at
342. two haiku, "winter chill," and "down lovers' lane," forthcoming in AHG 1.4, September,
343.a haiku,  "morning mist," in September issue of The Heron's Nest at
344. a haiku with Chinese translation, "rusty moon," in Haiku Page, August 2012, at  Haiku Page 5.pdf
345.a shisan, "The Coolness of Petals," a collaboration with Vasile Moldovan, in A Hundred Gourds, 1.4, September 2012, at
346. Free verse, "Avoidance As Therapy," in Persimmon Tree, International Issue, Fall 2012, at
347. a haiku, "white emptiness," at Haiku Reality, Volume 9, September 2012, at
348. a short poem, "The Goddess of Small Things", in Shot Glass Journal, #8, at
349. a tanka, "in my rebel days,"in The Melody Lingers On, An anthology of tanka relating to music, published by, October 2012.
350. a haiku, "that cane toad," in Windfall, Issue #1 - Australian  Haiku Anthology, Blue Giraffe Press, Tasmania, October 2012
351. a haiku, "take four," in Haiku News Anthology, publishers Lawrence and Gibson, NZ, November 2012,
352. two haiku, " a cheeky scarecrow," and "in pumpkin fields," on Asahi Shimbun Haikuist Column, November 2, 2012 at    
353. three haiku, "across the border," "in Zimbabwe," and "tokens of suffrage," in  Kamesan's World Haiku Anthology on War, Violence and Human Rights Violation. See
354.a haiku, "a sigh of relief," at New Verse News, November 7, 2012 at
355. a haiga: photo by Michelle V Alkerton (Canada), haiku, "deepest thoughts," in A Hundred Gourds, at
356. an elphrastic tanka, "he yearns for big skies," in Atlas Poetica Special Feature, Ekphrastic Tanka,  at, November 2012
357. a haiku, "morning mist," on The Heron's Nest at, December 2012
358. a haiku, "on her smart phone," a finalist in the Janice M. Bostock Haiku Award, published in the anthology, Evening Breeze,  published by Paper Wasp, December 2012,
359. THN Illustration Contest 2012, "bird shadows," an image chosen for front cover, The Heron's Nest, Vol.14, #3, December 2012 at


360. a tanka, "still intact," in Eucalypt e-challenge: Year of The Snake, January 2013
361. a haiku, "First sunrise," in Asahi Haikuist Network, January 18, 2013, at
362. a haiku, "kite surfing," published in The Mainichi Daily News, January 22, 2013, at


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