Haiku by Ellen Grace Olinger

On this new Page, I am reprinting some of my haiku that were published from 1994 – 2022.

birds perch
in sheltering branches
a grain of mustard seed

Matthew 13: 31 – 32

Time Of Singing, 1995

old photos
on my desk –
bleeding hearts in bloom

“old photos” was published first in Time Of Singing poetry journal (1994).

rarely at your grave –
geranium blooms freely
on your workshop stool

My haiku was published first in Modern Haiku (Fall 1996).

Lake Michigan
thawing . . .
I pick up a pen again

And So My Soul by Ellen G. Olinger
Elin Grace Publishing 2001
Oostburg, Wisconsin

gulls lifting
from the sand
corn an inch tall

Published first in SMILE, 2009.

Psalms to pray
and poems to read
sun on seawalls

Accepted for publication 2022

spruce tree branches
by the windows
each day a painting

WestWard Quarterly, Winter 2021 

To be continued