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Volume 49.1
Winter-Spring 2018

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

 


defconfetti

Helen Buckingham

 

censor's strikes
in dad's war posts—
silverfish

Mary Jo Balistreri

 

spring fever
there's a pill
for that too

Johnny Baranski

 

at last the monsoon rain ukuleles
 

Lorin Ford

 

dry wind . . .
shadows in the ribcage
of a foal

Paul Chambers

 

egg on his face
the Confederate general's statue
pelted by protesters

John J. Dunphy

 

the freckles
on her nose
tiger lily

Marilyn Fleming

 

star
in the pasture pond
Christmas Eve

Merrill Gonzalez

 

they x-ray
            my hands
                      I can't
                               stop talking
 

John Martone

 

roughhousing
at the pool's edge
a gang of sparrows

Frank Hooven

 

Easrly spring moon—
she never birthed
those fantasy children

Rebecca Lily

 

snow leopard
a brief sighting
of our teen

Anette Makino

 

stealing second base the neighbor's dog
 

Greg Schwartz

 

aspen wind
we applaud the dance
of the deaf girl

Sarah E. Metzler

 

coal country
a religious tract stapled
to a phone pole

Tom Painting

 

 

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