grandpa tips his cap
to the magpie
ink drawing and poem by John Hawkhead
1st Place, 2016 Mandy’s Pages Annual Tanka Contest
By Debbie Strange
Bios and Links
is addicted to writing short-form poetry. Her work has appeared in multiple journals, including Wales Haiku Journal, Scarlet Dragonfly Journal, Cold Moon Journal, Suspect Device, and horror senryu journal. She lives near Austin, Texas, with her husband, son, and pet cockatiel.
is a writer and illustrator whose short-form poetry has been published all over the world and has won many competitions. His book of haiku and senryu ‘Small Shadows’ is available directly from him or Alba Publishing
Debbie Strange (Canada)i
is a chronically ill short-form poet and artist whose creative passions connect her more closely to the world, to others, and to herself. Thousands of her poems and artworks have been published worldwide. Please visit Debbie’s archive at https://debbiemstrange.blogspot.com/ and follow her on Twitter @Debbie_Strange.