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John Hawk

John Hawk

Born: in Chillicothe Ohio, USA
Resides: Columbus, Ohio, USA
E-mail: johnhawkpoetry (at) gmail (dot) com

John Hawk is a poet and editor based in Columbus, Ohio, where he hurriedly scribbles down moments spent with his wife Andrea, his daughter Olive and his baby boy Wyatt.

Awards and Other Honors: Work selected for A New Resonance 8: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku (Red Moon Press, 2013); work selected for carving darkness: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2011 (Red Moon Press, 2012); Winner, The Haiku Calendar Competition (Snapshot Press, 2012); Honorable Mention, Robert Frost Haiku Contest (2012); Special Recognition, Fujisan Haiku Contest (2012); Finalist, Jack Stamm Haiku Contest (2012); Honorable Mention, Haiku Pen Contest (2012); Shortlist, Touchstone Awards (The Haiku Foundation, 2011); Honorable Mention, Francine Porad Memorial Award (2011); Semifinalist, ITO EN North America New Haiku (2011).

Selected Work
 
one petal’s rain
         falls to another
    then another
 
fullness…
the moon swallows
a heron’s shadow
 
 
 
in every puddle
the blossoms
the moon
 
insane heat …
the doghouse
flicks its tail
 
 
 
this one kiss
from head to toe
ocean moon
 
snowed in every inch of her
 
 

Credits: "one petal’s rain" - Mayfly 52 (2012); "in every puddle" - Mainichi Daily News (July 12, 2011); "this one kiss" - Honorable Mention, Robert Frost Haiku Contest (2012); "fullness" - Shukan NY Seikatsu, Semifinalist, ITO EN North America New Haiku (2011); "insane heat" - Winner, The Haiku Calendar Competition (Snapshot Press, 2012); "snowed in" - Honorable Mention, Francine Porad Memorial Award (2011); carving darkness: carving darkness: The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2011 (Red Moon Press, 2012); A New Resonance 8: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku (Red Moon Press, 2013).

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