HAIKU by M. M. DeVoe

Measure my love of books by / bloodshot

eyes / desert-cracked lips / frequency of

smiles / at lanyard-noosed strangers

Winner of the Spring 2016 #AWPPoem Haiku Contest

M. M. DeVoe is an internationally published, award-winning writer of interstitial fiction including poetry, flash, sci-fi, fantasy, horror, literary fiction, and sometimes, reluctantly, nonfiction. Based in NYC, she’s the founder of the literary nonprofit Pen Parentis which provides resources to keep writers on creative track after they start a family. You can also find her on her website, Facebook, and Twitter.