The Heron's Nest

Volume XIX, Number 4: December 2017

Haiku — page 1

first star
crutches leaning
on the stairs

Michele Root-Bernstein
East Lansing, Michigan

mother's hands
curled on the quilt
winter light

Ann K. Schwader
Westminster, Colorado

through his late wife's glasses
nothing but the world

Bernadette Duncan
Hausen, Germany

winter bones
the rooster begins
another day

Ron C. Moss
Leslie Vale, Tasmania

icy morning
the metallic rattle of
the toilet roll spindle

Bill Deegan
Mahwah, New Jersey

mortar roughens a pit winter hunger

Cherie Hunter Day
Menlo Park, California

Christmas in Nigeria—
my chicken's silent prayer
to the god of chickens

Emmanuel Jessie Kalusian
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

microbial life...
the most of me
I've never met

Lesley Anne Swanson
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania

on the front lawn
of the difficult neighbor
a snow angel

Elizabeth Nordeen
Portland, Oregon

ringing in the year...
the last guest leaves us
with the stars

James Chessing
San Ramon, California

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