A haiku by Jacquie Pearce

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lingering grief…
a trace of Fukushima
in the salmon

 

Copyright © Jacquie Pearce. Winner of the 2018 National Haiku Contest from the League of Canadian Poets.

 

Jacquie Pearce grew up on Vancouver Island. She has published poetry, short non-fiction and several novels for children. Her haiku have won awards and appeared in a variety of publications, including the Haiku CanadaReviewFrogpondThe Red Moon Anthology and Of Skin on Skin, an anthology of erotic haiku. (Blog: www.wildink.wordpress.com)

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