I wandered to the top
of a mesa
beneath a billion stars
alone and exploding
Bright Stars, 1, 2014
Chinese Translation (Traditional)
Chinese Translation (Simplified)
Carole Johnston has been writing Japanese short form poetry for five years and has published haiku and tanka in various print and online journals. Her first chapbook, Journeys: Getting Lost, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press. Retired from teaching, she drives around writing poems about landscape. Visit her on Twitter (@morganabag) to read more of her poetry.