even though I know
these window plants
though I sleep
how rain answers rain
~ Placement: Japan Poet's Tanka Contest
moon of turning leaves
Marjorie Buettner was born in 1951 in Bismarck, North Dakota, and resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
A prolific poet in many poetic forms, her work is especially noted for its heady romantic voice and outlook; her haiku and tanka have received numerous awards, including the Harold G. Henderson Award for haiku in 2002 and the Tanka Splendor Award in 2001 and 2003.
She frequently writes reviews for North Stone Review, Modern Haiku, and the World Haiku Review.
2003/2004 Simply Haiku