Saturday, April 30, 2022


Very happy to have a poem in this week's Haiku in Action, a feature of the Nick Virgilio Haiku Association. Thank you so much Sean Lynch for including my work.

Sunday, April 24, 2022

March wind


Honored to have a poem in Scarlet Dragonfly Journal!

ill-fitting jacket

Very happy to have a tanka in Gusts, a new journal for me.

ill-fitting jacket

a scarecrow

that can't

live up to

my grandfather


~Lorraine A Padden 


Thursday, April 7, 2022

Two sakura haiku

My poems selected for the Consulate General of Japan in Toronto 2022 Sakura Haiku Challenge. So many wonderful poems. I'm honored to mingle among those beautiful blossoms.