Haiku Published in Hedgerow #100


hedgerow #100, edited by Caroline Skanne. Cover photo and design by Caroline Skanne.

The 100th issue of hedgerow: a journal of small poems is out today, and I am pleased to have three haiku among the 100 pieces of writing and art. The journal’s editor, Caroline Skanne, has also made this issue available in print from Wildflower Poetry Press, and it is also available at Amazon.

I’ve been stretching out a bit this year, publishing in a number of journals I’ve never published in before. hedgerow is one of them. I had three haiku published last week in issue #99, and now three more in issue #100. It’s a great journal, one I look forward to reading every Friday when a new issue comes out. Many thanks to Caroline Skanne for publishing my work. Here are two out of the three in issue #100:

Ghost Dance
the white horse
casts a shadow

my son trying
to sound it out . . .
evening snowfall

Chad Lee Robinson, hedgerow: a journal of small poems #100 (2016)

The Haiku Calendar 2017

the-haiku-calendar-2017The Haiku Calendar 2017 is now available from Snapshot Press. I am pleased to have two haiku in it, one winner for the month of May, and one runner-up for the month of April. Both of my haiku can also be found in my award-winning collection The Deep End of the Sky. According to Snapshot Press’s website, “The Haiku Calendar has appeared annually since the 2000 edition was published in 1999. Edited by John Barlow, and featuring haiku poets from around the world, the calendar continues a rich tradition exploring and celebrating the relevance of seasonal references in English-language haiku.” Many thanks to John Barlow for choosing my work for such a beautiful publication.


Winning haiku for the month of May, The Haiku Calendar 2017 (Snapshot Press)


Runner-up haiku for the month of April, The Haiku Calendar 2017 (Snapshot Press)


Haiku in the Workplace

Jim Kacian’s new column over at The Haiku Foundation explores the workplace in haiku. The theme for this week’s installment is “the boss”. Read the column here, and be sure to read through  the haiku at the end of the column which includes this one of mine:

singing to me
a honey-do list —
morning meadowlark

Chad Lee Robinson, A Hundred Gourds 5:3, 2016

Many thanks to Jim Kacian for including my haiku.

New Poems Published in Hedgerow and Sonic Boom

I have four new haiku and senryu published today, three in hedgerow: a journal of small poems issue #99, and one in Sonic Boom issue 7. This marks my first appearance in both online journals. Many thanks to Caroline Skanne (hedgerow) and Shloka Shankar (Sonic Boom). Here’s one of the haiku:

foggy sunrise
the heavy breathing
of horses

Chad Lee Robinson, hedgerow: a journal of small poems #99, December 2016

Next Friday, I will have more work appear in hedgerow #100. Don’t miss it!