Volume 36.3
Autumn 2005


previous issue awards


Favorite haiku of the summer issue:

whisper of leaves
another day’s embers
sink in the west

Ken Hurm

late summer wake:
your miscreant friends
exchange smiles

Linda Marucci

Favorite senryu of the summer issue:

inscribed book
from an admired poet
my name misspelled

Steve Sanfield

Favorite haibun of the summer issue:


She finally tells us what they did to her, drunk on wine tonight, in a room filled with loving friends she still barely trusts, the toughest woman I have ever seen breaks into tiny choking sobs that sound eerily like victorious laughter.

backyard diaper change—
mother brushes a spider
from her baby’s thigh

by Michael Meyerhofer

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