Poetry

Various Online and Print Journals

 

Awards

Winner, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Sakura Award (2017)

Runner-up, The Haiku Calendar Competition (2017)

Semi-finalist, Art of Haiku (May 2017)

Runner-up, Skylark’s Nest, (Winter 2017)

 

Haiku and Senryu

Modern Haiku “a little boy” (forthcoming 49:1 2017)

Autumn Moon “autumn moon” (forthcoming 2017)

Prune Juice “brother’s calligraphy” (November 2017)

Prune Juice “silk orchids” (November 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “leaf rustle” (Autumn 2017)

Stardust Haiku “yellow warbler” (September 2017)

Mariposa “swaying iris” (37, 2017)

Mariposa “new moon” (37, 2017)

Haiku Canada “filtered news—” (2017)

Haiku Foundation “the burnt coffee” (Haiku in the Workplace: BurnOut 2017)

Stardust Haiku “winter secrets…” (August 2017)

Yuki Teikei Haiku Society “a new year” (2018)

Yuki Teikei Haiku Society “sunburn” (2018)

Kokako “spring dusk” (27)

Kokako “the sting of jellyfish” (27)

Failed Haiku “blackout curtains” (July 2017)

Failed Haiku “welcome mat” (July 2017)

Failed Haiku “teething necklace” (July 2017)

Failed Haiku “stardust” (July 2017)

Failed Haiku “first piggy bank” (July 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “wildflowers” (#120 Summer 2017)

NeverEnding Story “rainbow bubbles” (forthcoming 2017)

NeverEnding Story “a raven moves” (forthcoming 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “suburban summer nights” (#119 Summer 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “fado moon” (#119 Summer 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “buttercup dream” (#118 Summer 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “river rain” (#118 Summer 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “lotus mud” (#118 Summer 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “summer night” (#117 Summer 2017)

Failed Haiku “eggplant dress” (18 June 2018)

Failed Haiku “Madonna afternoon” (18 June 2018)

Failed Haiku “lobster night” (18 June 2018)

Failed Haiku “pac-man date” (18 June 2018)

Haiku Foundation “new girl” (Haiku in the Workplace: First Day at the New Job 2017)

Akitsu Quarterly “budding olive moon” (Fall 2017)

Akitsu Quarterly “jasmine dawn” (Fall 2017)

Modern Haiku “body scan” (48:3 2017)

bottle rockets press “the way he plays” (37 Fall 2017)

Haikuniverse “black butterfly” (May 2017)

Snapshot Press “tadpoles” (2018 Calendar)

Snapshot Press “valentine’s day” (2018 Calendar)

Wild Plum “shoes on the wrong feet” (Fall/Winter 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “long drive” (#114 Spring 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “dandelion fluff” (#113 Spring 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “wild lupine” (#113 Spring 2017)

hedgerow: a journal of small poems “another full moon” (#113 Spring 2017)

Modern Haiku “gingko leaves” (48:1 2017)

bottle rockets press “felt hearts” (36 2017)

Mariposa “star gazing” (35 Autumn 2016)

tinywords “skipping stones…” (16.2 2016)

Acorn “one drink too many” (Autumn 2016)

bottle rockets press “eucalyptus” (35 Autumn 2016)

Modern Haiku “pomegranate moon” (47.3  2016)

Frogpond “first day of school” (38.3 Autumn 2015)

Modern Haiku “therapy” (46.3 Autumn 2015)

tinywords “I tell my son” (5.2 2015)

Prune Juice “pierced tongue” (12 March 2014)

Modern Haiku “unplanned c-section” (45.2 2014)

Prune Juice “waxing” (11 November 2013)

Modern Haiku “wolf moon” (44.3 Fall 2013)

Tinywords “week fourteen” (13.2 September 2013)

Message to Mars Haiku Contest “babymoon” (July 2013)

Heron’s Nest “white-tailed deer” (June 2013)

Heron’s Nest “goodwill” (June 2013)

GEPPO: YTHS “autumn leaf blower” (September 2012)

GEPPO: YTHS “three quail scurry” (September 2012)

 

Tanka

Eucalypt “afternoon heat” (Issue 23 2017)

Atlas Poetica “my luck” (2017)

Moonbathing “the tight curl” (17 Fall/Winter  2017)

Skylark “drifting” (tanka sequence with Christina Nguyen, 5:2 Winter 2017)

Ribbons “on a high wall” (Fall 2017)

Skylark “untangling” (5:2 Winter 2017)

Skylark “the lightness” (5:2 Winter 2017)

Hedgerow “wildflowers” (120 Summer 2017)

Hedgerow “earwigs” (113 Spring 2017)

Moonbathing “the patterns” (16 Spring/Summer 2017)

Every Day Poems, T.S. Poetry Press “windblown trash” (2017)

Skylark “sunlight” (15:1 Summer 2017)

Skylark “how selfish to save” (15:1 Summer 2017)

Moonbathing “a mix of green” (15 Fall/Winter 2016)

bottle rockets press “mother’s head” (35  2016)

Ribbons, “father’s sloppy kisses (2015)

A Hundred Gourds, “after the puppet show” (5:1 December 2015)

A Hundred Gourds, “my womb” (5:1 December 2015)

Skylark “motherese for months” (Winter 3:2 2015) Amazon.com’s Best Book of the Month pick, one of the poets for this collection.

Skylark “searching for authenticity” (Winter 3:2 2015) Amazon.com’s Best Book of the Month pick, one of the poets for this collection.

Moonbathing “temporary tatoo” (2015)

Moonbathing “sand dollars” (June 2013)

Skylark “wedding quilt” (2.1 Summer 2014)

Skylark “purple stone” (2.1 Summer 2014)

The Bamboo Hut “dollar bills” (2013)

The Bamboo Hut “family roots” (2013)

The Bamboo Hut “past the brush” (2013)

The Bamboo Hut  “two puppies”(2013)

The Bamboo Hut  “lost father” (2013)

Moonbathing “forty-seven” (9 December 2013)

A Hundred Gourds “dance me to the children” (September 2013)

 

Haibun

Contemporary Haibun Online, “Birthday” (July 2016)

Contemporary Haibun Online “Code Grey” (July 2016)

Contemporary Haibun Online, “Wake Up” (July 2013)

Contemporary Haibun Online, “A Puddle” (April 2013)

Contemporary Haibun Online, “My Dearest Hafiz” (April 2013)

Contemporary Haibun Online, “From the Sky” (April 2013)

Haibun Today, “Phone Calls” (March 2013)

 

Modern Poetry

Narrow Road, “Shiloh” (August 2017)

MothersAlwaysWrite, “Guidance” (February 2017)

MothersAlwaysWrite, “What You Pass On” (February 2017)

MothersAlwaysWrite, “A Thousand Births” (January 2017)

MothersAlwaysWrite, “Into Darkness” (January 2017)

Pyrta Journal, “We Soften” (December 2012)

Pyrta Journal, “Uncertain” (December 2012)

Yes! Poetry, “Uncertain” (October 2012)

 

Cherita

The Cherita “asleep on my chest ” (find me: 3, August 2017)

The Cherita “three-year-old stories” (find me: 3, August 2017)

The Cherita, “blushed cheeks” (where the river bends: 3, August 2017)

The Cherita, “father’s heart attack” (let it rain: 5, October 2017)

WRITE TO LIVE. WRITE WITH PASSION.