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My Published Haiku (in edited journals and anthologies)

Many thanks to the Editors for selecting my work

Sue Courtney,
Orewa, New Zealand


FROGPOND – issue 45:3, Autumn 2022 (published October 2022)

growing darkness
the chocolate scent
of cosmos


a fine line – Journal of the New Zealand Poetry Society
Spring 2022  (published October 2022)

tulip season . . .
row after row of
selfie-takers

~

first rose
the snap
as it’s taken


The Heron’s Nest – Volume XXIV, Number 3: September 2022

going nowhere
a piece of driftwood
points the way


Blo͞o Outlier Journal issue 3, Summer 2022 (published 30 August 2022)

asperitas clouds
an albatross swoops
between the waves

~

instar
a discarded -gram
in the Wētā house

~

snowmelt . . .
a white gentian
clings to rock


PRUNE JUICE – #37, July 2022

garden party
the doll’s eyes
unblinking


a fine line – Journal of the New Zealand Poetry Society
Winter 2022  (published July 2022)

late autumn –
all day long the song thrush sings
all day long

~

wintry night
a Milky Way arcs
from my neighbour’s chimney


AUTUMN MOON Haiku Journal – issue 5:2, June 2022

spring thaw
a wealth of colour unleashed
from stone

~

country lane
the cows up to their eyes
in daisies


THE HERON’S NEST – Volume XXIV, Number 2: June 2022

in formation         information         in formation


STARDUST – ISSUE 62, May 2022

stardust
in her hair
moonflowers


a fine line – Journal of the New Zealand Poetry Society
Autumn 2022  (published April 2022)

drinks break
the witter of wax-eyes
at the water fountain

~

old pond
the frogs’ eyes
in the soup


WHIPTAIL ISSUE 2 – the BIRD issue, February 2022

night migration the moon and the moon and the moon


FROGPOND – issue 45:1, Winter 2022 (published February 2022)

zoom reading
her mouth trying to catch
her voice


a fine line – Journal of the New Zealand Poetry Society
Summer 2022  (published February 2022)

barren landscape
her fourth IVF
fruitless

~

parched earth
the mandarin tree
also dies

~

pink ribbon
a part of her
no longer there


AUTUMN MOON Haiku Journal – issue 5:1, December 2021

first frost
a fantail fluffs up
feather blankets

~

stage 4
the tree becomes
a skeleton


FAILED HAIKU –  #71, November 2021

pandemic update
the potatoes
boil dry

~

twilight
only the sound of
tinnitus

~

Guy Fawkes night
a rocket fires the neighbour’s cat under my bed


PRUNE JUICE – #35, November 2021

maritime museum
the creak and sway
of immigrant ships


Kissing a Ghost
New Zealand Poetry Society Anthology 2021

island memories
once again my partner asks
my name


a fine line – Journal of the New Zealand Poetry Society
Winter 2021 (published July 2021)

golden hour
every dog checks the same rock
for messages

~

cold snap
google earth
freezes

~

photoshop class
we talk about
masks


a fine line – Journal of the New Zealand Poetry Society
Summer 2020/2021 (published February 2021)

last trip to Mum’s
dipping in and out
of the fog

~

lockdown
the campground tap drips
cobwebs


The Perfect Weight of Blankets at Night
New Zealand Poetry Society Anthology 2019

the racket
of crickets
watching night tennis


number eight wire: The Fourth New Zealand Haiku Anthology 2019

night cap
the moon rises
half empty

~

cycling home –
a crescent moon winks
as i cross the bridge


The unnecessary Invention of Punctuation
New Zealand Poetry Society Anthology 2018

cycling home –
crescent moon winks
as i cross the bridge


Given an Ordinary Stone
New Zealand Poetry Society Anthology 2013

after the outing
he hangs her hair
beside his hat


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