these hospital gifts
for a stillborn ...
a withered leaf,
a fallen feather
Biding Time: Selected Poems 2001-2013, 2013
H. Gene Murtha
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
H. Gene Murtha, a naturalist and poet, sponsored and judged the first haiku contest for the inner city children of Camden, NJ., for the Virgilio Group, of which he was a lifetime member. He was widely published for his work in haikai literature from the USA to Japan.