January 21, 2016

Two Haiku by Joan McNerney

Cool bright delicate.
Let me wear it around my neck,
this soft splash of rain.

It is the white hour
between deep night and soft dawn.
Even the wren stares.

Joan McNerney’s poetry has been included in numerous literary zines such as Camel Saloon, Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Blueline, Missing of the Birds, and included in Bright Hills Press, Kind of A Hurricane Press and Poppy Road Review anthologies. She has been nominated three times for Best of the Net. 


  1. I love Joan McNerney’s poetry and have published her on many occasions on different sites. I'm also proud that she is a member of my Poetry Facebook Group and I'm doing a book of poems called "Midnight Dreamers of Yellow Haze where she will have 5 poem published in the next few months with other members of: https://www.facebook.com/groups/807679459328998/ Noticed she almost got the 5/7/5 on both poems, not quite. Michael Lee Johnson Itasca IL poet.

  2. Thanks Mike, you are just grand!

  3. I really enjoyed your haiku, Joan. A real treat today.