Haiku Published in 2009


 

every place taken
on the finch feeder
September rain

 

by Aubrie Cox

Heron's Nest
September 2009

 

late to work
I stop to watch
a snail cross

 

by Melanie McLay

Modern Haiku
Summer 2009

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 related literary magazines in 2009:

Allison Lingren
Amy van Rheeden
Aubrie Cox
Beth Stiner
Brian Rhode
Brandy Bockewitz
Brock Peoples
Debbie (Myers) Campbell
Emily Evans
Jennifer Greibel
John E. Byler
Kristen Robinson
Melanie McLay
Natalie Perfetti
Rick Bearce
Stefanie Lovelass

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

Several haiku from the Millikin University Haiku Anthology have been featured in journals:

you trace the line
of my spine . . .
honeysuckle

Jennifer Greibel

turquoise beads
against her breasts
she leans across the bar

Stefanie Lovelass

pi x radius squared—
the are inside
a wedding band

Amy van Rheeden

after school
kissing the girl
I used to kind of sort of like a little bit

Brian Rhode

just as the lightning
reveals too much
sirens

Allison Lingren

frost on the pumpkin
the horse's breath
fogs the air

John E. Byler

foggy morning
the open prairie
closes in

Brock Peoples

Presence, 40
May, 2009.

watching my neighbor
feed triplets breakfast—
more worms

Beth Stiner

Moonset Literary Newspaper
Spring-Summer, 2009.

Several haiku from the Millikin University Haiku Anthology have been featured in journals:

pulling stamens
off the Easter lilies
we don’t talk anymore

Emily Evans

sunlit windowsill
light spreading
through the bottles

Rick Bearce

peeking through
tiny holes—
first confession

Melanie McLay

Frogpond, 32.1
Spring, 2009

Kristen Robinson

sharing the last slice
after everyone is gone
one more dirty fork

The Midwest Book Review
February 11, 2009


 

in the light
a gravestone
crumbles

 

by Brandy Bockewitz

Riverbed Haiku
Summer 2009


 

the sound of hail
softer and softer . . .
I turn off the Radio

 

by Natalie Perfetti

Riverbed Haiku
Summer 2009


 

patio garden
terra cotta'd tomatoes
unwatered

 

by Debbie (Myers) Campbell

Riverbed Haiku
Spring 2009


 

freshpainted room
not yet dry
three caught flies

 

by Debbie (Myers) Campbell

Riverbed Haiku
Spring 2009


 

hanging decorations
in the window
YADHTIRB YPPAH

 

by Debbie (Myers) Campbell

Riverbed Haiku
Spring 2009


 

grandma's nativity
Jesus replaced
with a Lego man.

 

by Debbie (Myers) Campbell

Riverbed Haiku
Spring 2009


 

sunday afternoon . . .
his math homework
in crayon

 

by Amy van Rheeden

Riverbed Haiku
Spring 2009


 

wilted lilacs . . .
your hand
slips from mine

 

by Aubrie Cox

Collage
February 2009


 

confessional
alcohol breath
from his side of the grate

 

by Aubrie Cox

Bottle Rockets 11.1
Winter 2009


 

pink petals
she chooses
a lighter lip gloss

 

by Aubrie Cox

Modern Haiku
Autumn 2009


   
 

 



 

on the brink
of true night
black wings pass over me

 

by Aubrie Cox

Collage
February 2009


 

voices stream around their silence
she plays with his necklace
the twisting
untwisting
chain

 

by Natalie Perfetti

Modern English Tanka
Winter 2009


 

beyond the clouds
thinnest veils
stars
i whisper
holy

 

by Natalie Perfetti

Modern English Tanka
Winter 2009


 

tranquil lagoon
from my kayak seat
suddenly
I fear growing up
pulling through myself

 

by Natalie Perfetti

Modern English Tanka
Winter 2009


 

morning rows of wheat
the color of sun
this windless day
she reaches for
my hand

 

by Natalie Perfetti

Modern English Tanka
Winter 2009

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