Published in the Haiku Pea Podcast (S3 E2)

idle waters
the riverbank blinks
its crocodile eyes


Happy to have the above haiku published in Season 3 Episode 2 of the Haiku Pea Podcast. It’s the first podcast of 2020 and the theme was “animals”.


Series 3 Episode 2: Haiku all about Animals

Poetry: Anger


into the clouds

the red heat
of this waking dream
and the monster inside,
one eye open
one eye open


(Image courtesy of Pixabay)

First Place in AHS Summer Solstice Haiga Kukai!!

I’m absolutely over the moon to receive first place in the Australian Haiku Society Summer Solstice 2019 Haiga Kukai (non-seasonal), as well as a highly commended in the seasonal category. What a lovely New Year’s surprise – I never expected first place!

These were my entries:


painted cow –
the village boy’s makeup
still taboo

(First Place, non-seasonal category)


solstice night –
the insomnia
of bushfire

(Highly Commended, seasonal category)


You can read the judge’s comments and view all winning entries on the AHS website: