old snow slightly off white the state of my soul
I just adore winter haiku, and one line haiku captures both a cold winter and how we can be in a different state of soul or mind even during something that's supposed to be an amazing festival such as Christmas.
snowing through the blizzard particles of me
Originally penned as a one line haiku, I changed it to three lines for a competition where I knew it wouldn’t fit into the calendar space.
Publications credits: The Haiku Calendar 2012 (Snapshot Press); The Humours of Haiku ISBN 978-0-9565725-4-7 (Iron Press 2012); The In-Between Season (With Words Haiku Pamphlet Series 2012); Cornell University, Mann Library Featured Poet (March 2013); Per Diem Archive: D. Wentworth April 2014, “Transcendence”; Faces and Place Haiku Anthology ed. Don Baird (The Little Buddha Press 2015)
Winner, The Haiku Calendar Competition 2011 (Snapshot Press)