with waving flowers --
I look outside and wonder
if the world is safe today
Eucalypt, 11, Dec. 2011
Joyce S. Greene
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Joyce S. Greene lives with her husband in upstate New York, USA, and works as an accountant at an insurance company. She began writing Japanese short form poetry in 2009. A number of her poems have been published in tanka journals and in three tanka anthologies, Catzilla! and two volumes of Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka, and one of her tanka was featured on the back cover of Ribbons, and, more recently, another was selected for the Ribbons Tanka Cafe Member's Choice Award. In addition, one of her haiku tied for first place in the Haiku this Haiga competition sponsored by Haiga Online.