Wild Plum On-line Haiku Anthology – Behind the Tree Line

Australian haiku poets have been strongly represented in the first digital anthology from “Wild Plum Haiku Journal”, called “Behind the Tree Line”.

Featuring 11 haiku written by 8 Australian haiku poets, “Behind the tree line” is a selection of 45 haiku chosen by Gabriel Sawicki from all poems published by the journal in 2015.

It can be accessed at this link:

In order of appearance, work by the following Australian haiku poets is featured in “Behind the Tree Line” – Simon Hanson, Quendryth Young and Myron Lysenko (each with two haiku selected); plus Duncan Richardson, Jade Pisani, Mark Miller, Marietta McGregor and Barbara A. Taylor (with Barbara also represented in the haiga section):

desert stones
slowly their shadows
change sides

– Simon Hanson

rusty leaves
my garden
falling down

– Quendryth Young

early autumn
tomatoes on the plant
still blushing

– Myron Lysenko

riverside café
the flood levels

– Duncan Richardson

his anger
rose petals drop
over the fence

– Jade Pisani

summer storm
the brimming moon
in the cattle trough

– Mark Miller

one more book
for the jumble sale—
joy of sex

– Marietta McGregor

coming home
through cracked bridges
of my roots

– Barbara A. Taylor

wild wind
she asks me to take

– Myron Lysenko

drab mudflat
a million scavenging

– Quendryth Young

just enough breeze
to move the curtain
moonlit waves

– Simon Hanson

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