I have returned to writing poetry only in the past year or so. And I still feel shy and awkward about writing verse in a language that isn’t my mother tongue. But the return has felt like healing, many years after I declared I was done with writing poetry.

Published poetry:

One haiga published in Quatrain. Fish

2 senryu published in Under the Basho 2020

2 haiku in Better than Starbucks

Communion of Tongues published in The Maynard, Spring 2020

Knife published in Kissing Dynamite Review no. 16

In Transit, published in Marías at Sampaguitas

At the Door (Old Story for a new Age) published in Marías at Sampaguitas

Meet the Family in Marías at Sampaguitas

“Something Solid” a haibun published in untethered magazine

Modern senryu in Under the Basho journal

2 kyoka in Better than Starbucks

8 kyoka/tanka/senryu in Watch your Head

Spoon‘ in Prism International, fall 2019

Pigeon haiku’ in Haiku Journal #62

“Sudden weakness” and “The Night I left Home” in Anti-Heroin Chic

“The Artisan’s Defense” in Burning House Press https://burninghousepress.com/2019/01/31/the-artisans-defense-hege-jakobsen-lepri/

Why I Write on Heritage Future’s website http://heritagefuture.org/hege-anita-jakobsen-lepri/