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Roberta Beary

Roberta Beary is the haibun editor of Modern Haiku. Her book of short poems, The Unworn Necklace (Snapshot Press, 2007, HB2011) was named Poetry Society of America award finalist and Haiku Society of America award winner.

Her haiku chapbook, nothing left to say, is the twentieth title in the Hexagram Series (King's Road Press.)

Roberta is an editor of the annual Red Moon Anthology. Her haiku are featured in Haiku In English The First Hundred Years (Norton, 2013.) A discussion of Roberta's haiku appears in the reference work A Companion to Poetic Genre (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.)

Roberta's webpage is www.robertabeary.com

Follow Roberta on twitter @shortpoemz.




Haiku from Haiku Canada Members’ Anthology 2011 Observer Observed

writer’s block
I tap the crumbs
from the keyboard

~Charles Trumbull~

After the downpour
a sparrow in the gutter
sipping at clouds

~Klaus Dieter Wirth~

distant thunder...
a flashlight
weaving down the path

~David Elliott~

oven warm bread
the long reach
of the baker

~Hans Jongman~


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