Haiku by Charlotte Digregorio
after our quarrel . . .
oak leaves splotch
Haiku Canada Review, February 2022
walking the beach
currents carry a jellyfish . . .
the sting of Mom’s death
2022 Poetry Challenge
Highland Park Poetry, Highland Park, IL (USA)
in the park
Haiku Canada Members’ Anthology 2022
spring again . . .
cloud the pink moon
Joe McClard Haiku Award (USA), April 2022
at our picnic
old prisoner of war savors
Asahi Haikuist Network, July 2022
on a seaside stroll
salt breeze whispers hymns
Marie Brass Haiku Award (USA), June 2022
tide cleanses my feet . . .
i raise my palms
Richard Lewis Award (USA), August 2022
sitting on driftwood
i dream about the man
sculpting a sand whale
The Volunteer Anthology, 2022
The Haiku Foundation
Mother visits . . .
a spider in the corner
spins my white lies
Haiku Canada Review, October 2022
conch shell . . .
listening to the surge
Ouachita Life Magazine (USA), October 2022
at the park
i practice handstands . . .
maple leaves cartwheel
First Place, Modern Haiku Award
Illinois State Poetry Society Annual Contest, 2022
Charlotte Digregorio (USA), a retired professor, has authored seven award-winning books, the latest of which is Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing, an inspirational poetry/reference book that is particularly apropos for our challenging times. It contains many Japanese forms.
She is also the author of Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, and Shadows of Seasons: Selected Haiku and Senryu by Charlotte Digregorio. She was honored by the Governor of Illinois in 2018 for her decades of achievements in the literary arts.
Digregorio writes fifteen poetic forms, has won seventy-three poetry awards, and was nominated for four Pushcart Prizes.
Her poems have been translated into eight languages; she translates poetry books from Italian into English; and her traveling haiga show is featured at libraries, hospitals, corporate centers, and park districts, among several venues.
She writes a poetry column for Winnetka Living, a lifestyle magazine in Illinois. Four of her reference books have been adopted as supplemental texts at universities and are featured selections of book clubs.
She has organized national writer’s conferences and gives workshops at them; is a writer-in-residence at universities; teaches poetry in the public schools; judges many national writing contests; and speaks regularly at libraries/chain bookstores.
Digregorio hosted a radio poetry program on public broadcasting, and was an executive officer of the Haiku Society of America.
She blogs about various genres of writing for publication, including poetry, and posts The Daily Haiku by poets from sixty-one countries atwww.charlottedigregorio.wordpress.com.
6 thoughts on “World Haiku Series 2022 (16) Haiku by Charlotte Digregorio (USA)”
Thank you so much, Hidenori, for featuring me and my haiku. You are so dedicated to bringing this art form to the attention of all. I wish you continued success with your work!
Thank you so much, Hidenori, for featuring me and my haiku on your exquisite site. You are bringing such inspiration to all haikuists with your work. I wish you continued success with your significant artistic projects.
Impressive haiku, Charlotte. Glad that Hidenori featured your haiku.
Congratulations, Charlotte! Yes, indeed Hidenori San’s work is praiseworthy and an inspiration to all writers and poets.
Congratulations, Charlotte. What a wonderful selection of haiku!
Thank you, Nancy, Anita, and Joseph!