Christopher Herold

Port Townsend, Washington

Christopher Herold has been thoroughly immersed in haiku since 1979. He is the founding editor of The Heron’s Nest haiku journal.


we lower a kayak

into the sound

just a minnow—

the granite mountain wobbles

on the lake


moonlight changing directions

with the wind

dark dark night

a leaf strikes the pavement

stem first

dragonfly . . .

a stream of thought pauses

on the stone Buddha