Haiku Story: Jewel Day 23

Jewel—February 23

One smile from his Jewel

was all he dared to desire—

such a small kindness.

Jewel is an ongoing story told in haiku to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Women of Horror Month and National Haiku Month.

Read the previous Jewel haiku here.

Find out why haiku doesn’t have to stick with the American grade school syllable pattern of 5-7-5 hereThis is my NaHaiWriMo challenge.

About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith is an American poet, publisher and author. Her first collection of poetry, In Favor of Pain, was nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. Her latest novella, Bitter Suites, is a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist. Currently, she publishes Space and Time magazine, a 53 year old publication dedicated to fantasy, horror and science fiction. For more information visit SpaceandTimeMagazine.com or AngelaYSmith.com.
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