Jessica Malone LathamJessica Malone Latham

Born:1982, San Diego California, USA
Residence: Santa Rosa, CA USA

Jessica Malone Latham, is a poet, writer and translator. Her Japanese poetry as appeared in dozens of journals and anthologies. She is the recipient of several awards and has published three collections: cricket song: Haiku and Short Poems from a Mother’s Heart (Red Moon Press), clouds of light (wooden nickel press) and all this bowing (buddha baby press).

Website: http://www.jessicalatham.com
Blog: http://www.rowdyprisoners.com


 

blackout curtains
it could be
any moon 

Failed Haiku, issue 19, July 2017

welcome mat
the blessings
worn away

Failed Haiku, issue 19, July 2017

teething necklace
they mistake him
for a girl

Failed Haiku, issue 19, July 2017

stardust
father never wanted
to be buried 

Failed Haiku, issue 19, July 2017

first piggy bank
my son most interested
in the penny 

Failed Haiku, issue 19, July 2017

brother's calligraphy...
the closest I get
to holding his hand

Prune Juice, issue 23, November 2017

silk orchids
sometimes being fake
is just easier

Prune Juice, issue 23, November 2017

eggplant dress
mother tries to hide
her age 

Failed Haiku, issue 18, June 2018

Madonna afternoon
the pep in my
ponytail 

Failed Haiku, issue 18, June 2018

lobster night
father's laugh covered
in butter

Failed Haiku, issue 18, June 2018

pac-man date
he eats
my cherries

Failed Haiku, issue 18, June 2018

pierced tongue
the day she stopped
talking back

Prune Juice, issue 12, March 2014