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Volume 36.1
Spring 2005




Favorite haiku of the autumn issue:

Old burial ground.
That otherworldly scythe-swish
still the only sound

Paul Muldoon


Am andern Ende der Leitung
hörbares Lächeln.

Klaus-Dieter Wirth


Favorite senryu of the autumn issue:

In the guest book
of the B&B
her ex
Tom Painting

Favorite haibun of the autumn issue:

sunday dinner

i like my husband but not the older sister too bossy for me the way she likes to tell me we don’t call him sweetie pie in this house who died and made her queen and the younger sister too always talking money and how poor growing up but mostly i don’t like the way they knew him all those stolen years before he found me

the rosethorns
back and forth

by Roberta Beary



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