Volume 36.3
Autumn 2005

sample haiku & senryu


the bleakest sky . . .
getting through the morning
one chore at a time

Janelle Barrera


All Souls Day
the candle in the window
still burning at dawn

John J. Dunphy


rooster crowing
two old soldiers
at the bar

Lee Gurga


shells neatly stacked
in other shells—
the moonlit sea

Peggy Willis Lyles


In her passing glance

Carl Mayfield


   new of his death
the last of the soup
   grows cold

Victor Ortiz

from The Last Tile


winter moon
her cat nudges in
through the closing door

Marilyn Appl Walker



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