NOMINATIONS from LEAF Issue One for The Haiku Foundation’s prestigious Touchstone Awards 2023

We are thrilled to have been asked to send in our nominated 10 haiku from our inaugural issue of LEAF.  Thank you to Marion Clarke for her selections which are: 

marigolds fade

to school bus yellow

summer’s end

Cindy Putman Guentherm


the passenger seat

of a Bentley

Sheila Barksdale

returning geese…

we agree to give it

a second try

Lori Kiefer

the plum tree

by the job centre


Sarah Davies

pharmacy shifts bottled emotions

Sébastien Revon

sunlit river —

a letter of condolence

still to be written 

Keith Evetts

brick by brick by brick by hook or by crook economy

Alan Summers

touching . . .

she offers one 

last smile

Don Baird

storm clouds 

changing my mind

about you

Cynthia Anderson

midday heat only the river moves

Meera Rhem


1 Comment

  1. Joanna Ashwell says:

    Congratulations to all the poets who have been nominated – all worthy winners.

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