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:

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/