three monoku by Paul Beech

wind-blown in exile my plum tree




borne on the ebbtide our memories




dusk falling the mountain speaks



Lancashire born and bred, Paul Beech now lives in North Wales.  He writes poetry, flash fiction and stories for children. 

 Published in various magazines, journals and anthologies, Paul’s first collection, Twin Dakotas, came out from Cestrian Press in 2016.  A member of the British Haiku Society, Paul won a Museum of Haiku Literature Award for ‘Best of Issue’ in the Society’s journal Blithe Spirit, November 2018. 

 He blogs at Grandy’s Landing (

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