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Volume 48.3
Autumn 2017

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

 


graveyard shadows playing tag
 

Helen Buckingham

 

too much water
for the drain . . .
it was never love

Steve Amor

 

through the window
after curfew
climbing rose

Debra Bishop

 

nowl
 

Christopher Patchel

 

winter night . . .
the cat takes the empty curve
of her waist

Salil Chaturvedi

 

tidal pool
the toddler steers his boat
around the rocks

Susan Constable

 

the link
to my friend's obituary
now dead

John J. Dunphy

 

Memorial Day
her blinds
still closed

Robert Epstein

 

my son mans
the barbecue grill
Labor Day

Bruce H. Feingold

 

the blackbird's song
outside her window
she refuses drugs

John Hawkhead

 

sanctuary city
Canada geese
on our grass

P M F Johnson

 

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out of the fog
pink pussy hats


Deb Keon

 

prayer book
all the funeral cards
but hers

Gregory Longenecker

 

property line
three generations
of rusted trucks

Peter Newton

 

after the parade
the snapping latches
of trumpet cases

Gail Oare

 

bits of garden
brushed from her knees
the far-away war

Sharon Pretti

 

 

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