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Jamie Wimberly

Jamie Wimberly

Born: January 21 1966 in Toledo Ohio, USA
Resides: Alpharetta, Georgia, USA
E-mail: jwimberly (at) defgllc (dot) com

Jamie Wimberly is a poet and painter. Jamie’s work has appeared in numerous poetry publications and haiku journals, including but not limited to: Failed Haiku, Frogpond, Haiku Journal, The Heron’s Nest, Hedgerow and Modern Haiku. His first book, Before I Forget Them, was published by Redheaded Press and released in April 2020. He has collaborated with Casey Stein and other filmmakers to produce “haiku movies.” In addition to poetry, Jamie’s artwork has been widely recognized, including a nomination for the Whitney Biennial.

Awards and Other Honors: Named One of the Top 10 Poets on Twitter (@haiku_america)

Books Published:

Before I Forget Them 2020, Redheaded Press.

Selected Work
near the end―
the loose leaves 
into a pile
tulips a hint of maybe
gathering dusk
the blush of summer
across her cheeks
thickening on paper
the twilight
a lobsterman
turns seaward
far is the far shore
lines of which stretch farther still
river between us


“near the end” – hedgerow Issue #130, Winter, 2020; “tulips“ – The Heron’s Nest Vol. XXII, No. 1: March 2020; “gathering dusk“ – Frogpond Vol. 42:2, Spring/ Summer 2019; “charcoal“ – Modern Haiku Vol. 50.1, Winter – Spring 2019; “pinch-faced“ – Sitting in the Sun, Haiku North America 2019 Anthology; “far is the far shore“ – Haiku Journal Issue #40.

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