Joan McNerney

Poet’s Note – These are all unstructured haiku.

Green new leaf
fits hand perfectly—the future
lies in your palm.


Cool bright delicate.
Let me wear it around my neck,
this soft splash of rain.


It is the white hour
between deep night and soft dawn.
Even the wren stares.


a fish leaps to capture
bite of heaven.


Today’s work is done.
The sun fell from the sky
for a bowl of stars.


An outdoor concert.
Which is sweeter the flute
or bird song in woods?


Joan McNerney’s poetry is found in many literary magazines such as Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Poet Warriors, Blueline, and Halcyon Days.  Four Bright Hills Press Anthologies, several Poppy Road Review Journals, and numerous Spectrum Publications have accepted her work.  She has four Best of the Net nominations. 


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