November 16, 2022
old kitchen blinds slice
the glow of the moon
previously published: Mayfly Haiku Magazine, featured on cover, issue 47, 2009
Raquel D. Bailey is the founder and editor-in-chief of Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine (2007 - 2020), an online journal of Japanese short-form poetry, micropoetry, and short fiction. She earned her BA in Creative Writing from Florida State University. Bailey's poems have appeared in more than fifty publications worldwide. She is the 2019 winner of the Harold G. Henderson Memorial Award for Haiku and the Tokusen (2nd Prize) winner in the 24th International "KUSAMAKURA" Haiku Competition, Japan. Bailey is originally from St. Andrew parish near Kingston, Jamaica.