Big Blue Sky Haiku and Reflections
Painted Turtle Press ❖ 2020, ISBN: 978-0-9693564-6-2, soft cover, 50 pp. $12.50
Immerse yourself in this one of a kind collection of Joanne’s haiku, paired with a brief reflection for each poem. The reflections and the author’s note include writing tips. There’s also a foreword by haiku poet Nika and an afterword by haiku poet Pat Benedict Campbell. Contact Joanne to purchase a copy.
” … a gift for the reader.” Maxianne Berger, Author of Winnows
“… For beginners and seasoned poets alike!” Angela Leuck Author of More Grows in a Crooked Row
“The Big Blue Sky haiku are more than just single events but rather glimpses into much larger stories that engage heart and soul as well as mind.” Nika, haiku poet
“This is a collection you will not want to be without.” Pat Benedict Campbell, Author of the alchemy of tea
big blue sky today's to-do list is set aside
Like Ocean Waves Tanka Poems
Morcom Enterprises Inc. ❖ 2017, ISBN: 978-0-969-3564-4-8, soft cover, 95 pp. $10.00
Here you’ll find a collection of Joanne’s tanka, which are grouped into seven different themes. Also included is an afterword by Kozue Uzawa, PH. D. editor of GUSTS: Contemporary Tanka. Contact Joanne to purchase a copy.
“Thank you Joanne! You added this exquisite book to the growing English tanka world.” Kozue Uzawa
“Morcom’s poems show a fine craftsmanship.” from Edward J. Rielly’s book review in GUSTS no. 28 Contemporary Tanka
like ocean waves that take their time to reach the shore I'm in no hurry to go anywhere
Last Year’s Leaves Haiku and Senryu
Morcom Enterprises Inc. ❖ 2016, ISBN: 978-0-9693564-3-1, soft cover, 42 pp. Price: $5.00
Journey with Joanne through all four seasons in her collection of small poems about Mother Nature and human nature. Contact Joanne to purchase a copy.
“This slim chapbook of forty-two poems is a gem.” from Pat Benedict Campbell’s book review in Haiku Canada Review Volume 11, October 2017, Number 2
swirling into the storm drain last year's leaves
about the blue moon haiku, senryu and tanka
Inkling Press ❖ 2009, ISBN: 978-0-9810725-1-7, soft cover, 90 pages, $10.00
This is a collection of Joanne’s insightful short form poetry, with an afterword by Kozue Uzawa, PH.D, editor of GUSTS: Contemporary Tanka . Contact Joanne to purchase a copy.
“Particularly I like [Joanne’s] concise, plain and humorous tanka. [Her] haiku sound like Japanese haiku – short and concise, yet so vivid.” Kozue Uzawa
if you’d been here you’d have reminded me about the blue moon on my own I forget to look
Joanne’s poetry also appears in two anthologies published by The Magpie Haiku & Tanka Poets. The titles are A Piece of Egg Shell ($10.00) and Weathered Wings ($10.00). Again, get in touch with Joanne for purchasing.
The following tanka and haiku appear in A Piece of Egg Shell and Weathered Wings, respectively:
crash, bang, boom goes the midnight thunder I snuggle closer to you and then remember you don't live here anymore dying wind hum of insects on the battle field