July 2015


Delighted to have a July showcase of tanka and haiku, and to be further featured at Donna Fleischer’s word pond,
a curatorial content blog of modern and contemporary poetry, poetics, photography, philosophy, permaculture, and the arts.

word pond

the longest night
of a longer day
our broken moons
a lost email
crosses over
cloud mountain
she screams her daughter’s name
into the month of march

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Delighted to be featured again!

all my mistakes
each click of the pen
the robin moves

Alan Summers

Publications credits:
*Earlier version Presence #24 (2004); *earlier version ; “D’un ciel a l’autre” Anthologie de haiku de l’Union Europeenne, (Edition de l’Association francaise de haiku 2006); Seven By Twenty twitter-length fiction and poetry (March 2011); Charlotte Digregorio’s Writer’s Blog Daily Haiku, July 13, 2015: https://charlottedigregorio.wordpress.com/2015/07/13/daily-haiku-july-13-2015/

Charlotte Digregorio's Writer's Blog

all my mistakes

each click of the pen

the robin moves

                                             by Alan Summers

http://area17.blogspot.com 

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Miriam's Well: Poetry, Land Art, and Beyond

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Kirkstone Pass
a sheepdog gathers
its part of the world

Publication Credit: Muttering Thunder vol. 1, 2014
http://mutteringthunder.weebly.com

hard frost-
the snail-hammerings
of a song thrush

Publication Credit: Muttering Thunder vol. 1, 2014

after rain midnight dreams a hedgehog

Publication Credit: brass bell: a haiku journal
One-Line Haiku curated by Zee Zahava (September, 2014)

Ganesha’s moon
the cabbie’s last customer
smells of mint tea

Publication Credit:
brass bell: a haiku journal Tea Haiku / Haiku Tea issue November 2014

hunter’s moon
the runes of mice
in its wake

Publication Credit: Mainichi (Japan, December 1st 2014)

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BIO
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Alan Summers is a Japan Times award-winning writer and Pushcart Prize
nominated poet. He loves French food and wine, and curries from around
the world, but happy to try new recipes. He runs With Words with his wife,
and an imaginary 6ft hare called Harry, not to be confused with…

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