Haiku Senryu Haiga and Haibun

Art and poetry sees us through another month and I am very fortunate to have these published in wonderful journals!

Failed Haiku Journal Aug 1st 2022 (Editor- Kelly Moyer)

first draft
of my apology
unwilling goat

Better Than Starbucks Aug 2022 Issue

butterfly –
cosmos to cosmos
the shifting axis

winter mist
on sweet patchouli
I dream of home

nightingale leaves
the crescendo –
missing notes

Editors Vera Ignatowitsch and Kevin McLaughlin @better_than_starbucks for publishing three of my haiku in the current issue of Better than Starbucks journal! Do visit here to read the current issue which includes an imaginary interview with Samuel Taylor Coleridge by Kevin McLaughlin!


The last haiku is written in honour of our own dear dear nightingale Late Lata Mangeshkar πŸ™β€οΈ

Haiku Dialogue Weekly Selections (The Haiku Foundation) Aug 3rd 2022, Aug 17th 2022, Aug 31st 2022 – Literary Devices- Editor Alex Fyffe

crayon moons
loose their loops
empty nest

the weeping woman
how we continue
to water the war!?

autumn breeze
my bucket list frees
wish after wish

Asahi Haikuist Network – Asahi Shimbun Editor- Prof. David McMurray 5th Aug 2022

a lost ant
hunting for a way out
of the sugar mound

Failed Haiku Journal Sept 1st 2022 – Editor – Bryan Rickert

our comfort zone
in the shared geography

The Other Bunny- Editor Johannes Bjerg– Haibun


All the miles dotted with volcanoes raised by monosyllables. The last thing I would need on a long-haul flight is one less wing.

at the shore
sandcastles of
all lost one minutes

Visit here to read and submit to this very interesting running blog publishing ‘the other kind of haibun’ https://theotherbunny.blog/

Our Best Haiga is a wonderful place that features Black and White Haiga edited by the kind and inspiring editor – Lavana Kray!


Scarlet Dragonfly Journal – Editor- Kathleen Trocmet

!9th Aug 2022

This is a doodle haiga (not published anywhere!) Just sharing it here. Hope you like it πŸ™‚

Thank you so much for reading through. Have a wonderful week πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚


Failed Haiku – Issue 78 – Senryu

Failed Haiku has dished out its latest issue 78 themed on food and our connection with it! Guest edited by amazing poet Pippa Phillips it’s a palatable spread of food poems 😊

Delighted and grateful to have my poems published here … thanks to the ever encouraging Failed Haiku Journal editors πŸ™πŸ˜Š

From my Insta profile
From my Insta profile

Thank you for being part of my journey in poetry! It means a lot to me😊

Happy weekend and happy writing .

Haiku- haiku corner (Japan Society) and failed haiku journal

Haiku corner is The Japan Society’s ongoing project of collaborative poetry bringing together UK and Japan through the creative power of haiku.

I am thankful to the Haiku Corner team and Laura of Japan Society for including mine in the current week’s selected haiku.

Since the arrival of spring the neem trees brimming with little star flowers! Tomorrow we usher in the new year by savouring these medicinal flowers πŸ™πŸ˜Š

The current edition of failed haiku journal includes two of my haiku along with other beautiful haiku! 😊

This issue has a warm editor’s note from Mike Rehling. Many thanks and warm regards Mike Rehling πŸ™πŸ˜Š

I have been learning and enjoying the journey of exploring the haiku form.

Going where poetry takes and doing what poetry takes !

Have a wonderful weekend and a very happy Ugadi (New Year) to all who are celebrating tomorrow πŸ™πŸ˜Š