Wednesday, 5 November 2014

5 Haiku by David McMurray

Ghost stories
grin from ear to ear
pig on a spit
(Canada Project Collected Essays & Poems, 2013, Vol. 8, p. 66, see:
https://sites.google.com/site/ worldhaikureview2/jan-2014- issue/blyth-award )

All our eggs
sizzling sunnyside up
maple lake
(Canada Project Collected Essays & Poems, 2013, Vol. 8, p. 63)


White lilies
the feeding tube
removed
(Canada Project Collected Essays & Poems, 2013, Vol. 8, p. 63)


White magnolia
clearly reflected
on windows
(Canada Project Collected Essays & Poems, 2013, Vol. 8, p. 64)


new surname
carved deeply into
summerwood
(Canada Project Collected Essays & Poems, 2013, Vol. 8, p. 63)

Bionote 

David McMurray has been writing the syndicated Asahi Haikuist Network column since April 1995, first for the Asahi Evening News, including the Asahi Japan issues in California and New York, then for the Asahi International Herald Tribune and currently for the Asahi Shimbun digital. A professor at the International University of Kagoshima in Japan, his graduate students research haiku. David won the R.H. Blyth award in 2013 for his book Canada Project Collected Essays & Poems.

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