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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:

untitled

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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