Volume 48.1
Winter-Spring 2017


sample haiku & senryu



 the way we left our dining room chairs

John Stevenson


moonbeam . . .
holding a picture
that can't hold back

Julie Warther


two days
before the election
turning the clocks back

Alex Selph


receding morning tide his empty apology

Elliot Nicely


Home alone
I put on
my peasant dress

Alexis Rotella


seeing your mother
in you
dandelion seeds

David C. Reynolds


Central Park
a veteran's war story
still raw

Yu Chang




night snow
my father's handwriting
on the ornament box

Hannah Mahoney


and now a word from
our sponsors

Johnny Baranski


in broken English
my uncle's
card tricks

Marita Gargiulo



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