welcome to #47 of hedgerow! this month features art by Sandi Pray. if you enjoy her work you can find more here — http://ravencliffs.blogspot.com. grateful to contributors & readers alike!

with love & kindness.




searching for a monster
the MRI zaps
my head into slices


evening sun
the horse tugs
at a hay bale

David Serjeant lives in Derbyshire, UK. He is the current editor of Blithe Spirit, journal of the British Haiku Society. His interests include photography and pottering about (escaping everything) on his allotment. He publishes poetry and works in progress at http://distantlightning.blogspot.co.uk/. He also writes about his experiences with multiple sclerosis at https://davesmagicalbrain.wordpress.com/







heavy fog
the distance
between us


unsent letter
all her anger
sealed inside


late again
your shadow
even later

Rachel Sutcliffe, from Yorkshire, UK, has suffered from a serious immune disorder for the past 14 years, throughout this time writing has been her therapy, it’s what keeps her from going insane!







birdsong editing my dream diary


here and now nettles


night sounds larger this super moon

Julie Warther (@JulieWarther) lives in Dover, Ohio and serves as Midwest Regional Coordinator for the Haiku Society of America. (www.hsa-haiku.org). Her haiku chapbook “What Was Here” is available through Folded Word Press. http://foldedword.bigcartel.com/product/what-was-here







a nest
in the bare maple
foreclosure sign


at the thrift store window
a cold moon

Chen-ou Liu is currently the editor and translator of NeverEnding Story, http://neverendingstoryhaikutanka.blogspot.ca/, and the author of five books, including Following the Moon to the Maple Land (First Prize, 2011 Haiku Pix Chapbook Contest) and A Life in Transition and Translation (Honorable Mention, 2014 Turtle Light Press Biennial Haiku Chapbook Competition)







the curve
of her hip

a bend
in the river
that flows

his hands

Mae is from Hampshire in England, she writes short poems to capture the memories of time spent with the people she loves.





the art in this issue was brought to you by Sandi Pray —

a wild child who roams between mountain and marsh in North Carolina and Florida, http://ravencliffs.blogspot.com.





8 thoughts on “#47

  1. I really love and appreciate your postings, thank you! First question how does one submit work for consideration and second, do haiku ever have commas? Thanks, Suzanne

    Sent from my iPhone



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