Haiku for each Season

Dazzled by glitter
I pause to take in
A field of frozen diamonds
Pregnant with spring thaw
Swelling over its banks
Life giving river
Out of the rain
Comes the sound of morning sunshine
A cardinal singing
Geese gathered on pond
Discuss flight formations and
Traveling mercies
– Sandra Bush
I have taught personal enrichment courses in creative writing through the Continuing Education Department of Villa Maria College/ Gannon University and the International Elderhostel Program, Parkersburg Art Center and Blennerhassett Island State Park. I have offered workshops and classes in creative writing in PA, NY, OH and WV. Twice, I’ve been honored with a Pearl S. Buck award for poetry through the WV Writers and have published one chapbook, Almost An Island. My poetry has appeared in various publications including Time of Singing and Haiku Journal. I’m a native of Erie, PA currently living in Parkersburg, WV.