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Francine Banwarth — Touchstone Award Winner

Francine Banwarth’s poem

the carving knife
out of its sheath
winter darkness

was a winner of a Touchstone Individual Poem Award for the best haiku published 2015. It first appeared in The Heron’s Nest XVII:1.

See the complete list of winners of both Individual Poem Awards and Distinguished Books Awards in the Touchstone Archives.

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Francine, congratulations on this award… Bravo! I’ve carried this wonder filled haiku in my head all morning, allowing it to evoke many stories. It may likely fill as many days and nights.
    Love, Connie

  2. I remember reading this in The Heron’s nest, and it stayed with me… a beautiful haiku, & layered. Congrats Francine

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