storm warnings —
the deep blue reach
the spaniel shakes rain
back into the night
something with wings
over dark water
this moonless night
no wind tonight
across this reach of prairie
all those stars
sun tea darkens —
bees in the hollyhocks
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Billie Wilson is the Secretary for The Haiku Foundation (THF), the Board of Directors; and the Editor for the Haiku Registry.
The Alaska Haiku Society was co-founded by Cindy Zackowitz and Billie Wilson. The Alaska Haiku Society represents the Alaska Region for the Haiku Society of America.
There is a page for the Alaska Region at the Haiku Society of America.
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Publication credits for poems by Billie Wilson in this post:
“storm warnings” – Haiku in English: The First Hundred Years. Edited by Jim Kacian, Philip Rowland, Allan Burns. 2013. W.W. Norton & Company. All Rights Reserved.
“autumn chill” – this world. Haiku Society of America 2013 Members’ Anthology. Edited by Carolyn Coit Dancy. All Rights Reserved.
“something with wings” – evolution The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2010. Edited by Jim Kacian & The Red Moon Editorial Staff. All Rights Reserved. Red Moon Press.
“no wind tonight” and “sun tea darkens” – Gallery FortySeven: THF. From Montage: The book. Created and edited by Allan Burns. 2010, 2012. Winchester, VA: The Haiku Foundation. All Rights Reserved.
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Post updated on September 16, 2014.