rose petals

I’m delighted to learn that my haiku/tanka pair was named runner-up in Kathy Uyen Nguyen’s NaPoWriMo Free Book Giveaway Contest #1. Thank you to Kathy and co-judge Peter Newton.

rose petals
the warmth of your hand
in mine


her face
bathed in moonlight
every day
she slips away from me
a little more

Read the co-judges’ thoughtful commentaries here.