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Volume 49.3
Autumn
2018

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

 

spring begins
all of my angles
obtuse

Francine Banwarth

 

war memorial
the sun rises
on plastic flowers

Andrea Cecon

 

driving home
the twists and turns
of our conversation

Jay Friedenberg

 

finally spring just friends
 

Matthew Markworth

 

weighing her options
the abandoned
pot of basil

Melissa Howell

 

abandoned church
a few sheets of gospel music
on the music stand

Duro Jaiye

 

old red wagon
pots of all the plants
I forgot to water

Deborah P Kolodji

 

The respirator sounds
from the next room—
cloud-muffled moon-glow

Rebecca Lilly

 

wind through the pines
I add his death date
to the family tree

Annette Makino

 

cut down
in their prime . . .
funeral flowers

Robert B. McNeill

 

first day of yard work
working out kinks
in the garden hose

March Muirhead

 

every word the priest said hard rain
 

Bryan Rickert

 

tulip festival
migrant workers
pull the weeds

Victor Ortiz

 

firewood coming
off a truck—
another language

Brent Partridge

 

holding the warmth
as the sun goes down
sanctuary city

Christopher Patchel

 

her birthday
still on the calendar
last leaves

Ann K. Schwader

 

the night sky
drunk with stars
we're pregnant

Jim Sullivan

 

the wheat bends—
her last word
    stay

Louise Viera

 

 

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