Haiku Published in 2008


 

pulling off
your longjohns—
sparks

 

by Emily Evans

Collage
February 2008


 

thoughts of moving home
a single leaf
floats to the ground

 

by Emily Evans

Collage
February 2008

Students in Millikin University haiku courses are encouraged to submit their original work to small press literary magazines and haiku publications. Several have had their work accepted, so we are please to share these published haiku.

These students had work published in newspapers, haiku journals or literary magazines in 2008:

Andrea Earnest Bierman
Emily Evans
Gordon Gilmore
Rebecca Ives
Kristin Kozlowski
Sean Lee
Glenna McKenzie
Josh Paramenter
Christina Reed
Lindsay Scully
Patrick Thacker
Alyssa Thompson
Elise Wildman

22 Current Millikin students and 130 alumni were published in the Millikin University Haiku Anthology which came out in 2008.

Dear Millikin students and alums,

If you have had a haiku published somewhere or if I have missed your published work, please let me know and I will add you to this page celebrating the haiku published by Millikin students and alums.

send your updates by email to:
Dr. Randy Brooks


 

grass-stained knees
he picks a dandelion
for her bouquet

 

by Alyssa Thompson

Ginyu
Summer 2008


 

lattice-lines
form a
phone-work

 

by Gordon Gilmore

Ginyu
Summer 2008


 

lecture hall . . .
my hangnail becomes
more interesting

 

by Alyssa Thompson

Ginyu
Summer 2008


 

a beautiful
moment—
placenta

 

by Gordon Gilmore

Ginyu
Summer 2008


 

cold night
sisters share the bed
three across

 

by Rebecca Ives

Riverbed Haiku
Riverbed Haiku 2008
March 2008


 

muddy tracks
     —father's tales of whitetails
 

 

by Christina Reed

First Place Haiku, Moonset
Spring 2008


 

snowy night
friends talk and talk
in a running truck

 

by Josh Parmenter

Bottle Rockets, 9.2
Spring 2008


 

a weed flourishes
choking
its neighbor
 

 

by Chance, (age 9)
Christina Reed's son

Moonset
Spring 2008


 

first winter snow
the mirror I look into
shows my mother’s face

 

by Andrea Bierman

Riverbed Haiku
March 2008
Riverbed Haiku 2008


 

midnight …
I mosey
along the train track

 

by Kersten Haile

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

six eyes peer
into the croaking bucket
King Toad

 

by Lindsay Scully

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

CNN newsroom
same topic
new day

 

by Kersten Haile

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

woodstove—
steam rises from
snow soaked socks and gloves

 

by Rebecca Ives

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

frigid wind
he lights the kerosene heater
by candlelight

 

by Rebecca Ives

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

winter fire —
we teach our daughter
to meditate

 

by Kristin Kozlowski

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

A-B-C my nephew D
at E-F-G the dinner
H-I table J

 

by Kristin Kozlowski

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

I win the first round
she wins the second …
my corner … is on the couch

 

by Sean Lee

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

wet gloves
and cold hands …
shaping my ammo

 

by Sean Lee

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

he paces outside
her door
long-stemmed roses

 

by Lindsay Scully

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

in the pumpkin patch
an “I love you”
makes me blush

 

by Lindsay Scully

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

Dad’s tickle
brings the morning
too soon

 

by Elise Wildman

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

old fishing pole
practicing casting
in a green grass sea

 

by Elise Wildman

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

               pansies
               reclaim their territory ...
e                       y                           r
       v          r            w             e          e
             e                         h
 

 

by Christina Reed

Moonset
Spring 2008


 

sunglight flickers
through the treetops
s h a d o w s

 

by Patrick Thacker

Riverbed Haiku 2008
December 2008


 

her grandmother’s teacup
the sun shines through
a crack

 

by Glenna McKenzie

Riverbed Haiku
March 2008
Riverbed Haiku 2008

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