And at the moment we became crows, Grandfather stopped arguing with the mirror.
on the wind
a scent of flying fish
is an award-winning cherita poet, a Best of the Net and Dwarf Star nominee, and
the author of six books of haiku-based writing. Titles include Steel Cut Moon
(Cholla Needles Press, 2019), and two from Yavanika Press, No Velcro Here
(2019) and The Silence We Came For (2020). His short-form writing has appeared
in many journals and anthologies, including Failed Haiku, Haibun Today, KYSO Flash,
MacQueen’s Quinterly, The Aurorean, and The Cherita.
In 2017, Peter invented a new linked form that is haiku-centered called “split
sequence.” His most recent book, Just Dust and Stone (Velvet Dusk
Publishing, May 2021), is a collection of collaborative split sequences co-written
with Bryan Rickert.
“Love Thing”: The Allure of the Split Sequence, craft
essay by Peter Jastermsky in Issue 9 of MacQ (August 2021)