Hey, I just remembered - I have a blog! I guess my life just isn't fascinating enough to warrant daily, or even weekly (sometimes monthly) posts. Anyway, it's best to keep my legions of fan up to date once in awhile.
I'm still grappling with relative poetic inactivity since cranking out 30-plus baseball poems for that chapbook contest in November. I hope to hear the results of that effort by Groundhog Day. Meanwhile, I have a rather minimalist haiku that appears on today's (Jan. 23) edition of the e-journal tinywords, which you can find here. Also, I placed second in the Poetic Asides Somonka contest, for a collaboration with fellow blog regular Rosemary Nissen-Wade. A "somonka" is a form of tanka usually with two verses, often written in collaboration, and often with a love theme. Here's our poem (Rosemary wrote the first verse and I wrote the second):