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Volume 32.3
Fall 2001

sample haiku & senryu



still morning—
grandfather's pipe
lit for the smell

Mark Brooks


50 stitches
down her chest—
one more thing to kiss

John W. Wisdom


morning doughnut stop—
a sparrow holds a seed
in its small beak

Edward J. Rielly


          Fifth of July—
the guestroom door closed
          for a nap

Emiko Miyashita


New Year's Day—
     footprints everywhere
          in yesterday's snow

Kristen Deming


at my father's grave—
the weight
of unspoken words

Joyce Walker Currier


Chainsaw dust
clay-clod stuck spade
apple blossoms and bees

Gary Snyder



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