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Volume 37.2
Summer 2006

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

autumn nightfall
dusk in her
silk stockings

Francine Banwarth

 

autumn woods . . .
at my sister's house
I wear one of her sweaters


Janelle Barrera

 

A cloud glides over
the face of the moon—
sound of the belled cat, hunting

Billy Collins

 

last of the daffodils
brrng brrng brrng of a bicycle
approaching from behind

Carolyn Hall

 

loan
application—
borrowing a pen

PMF Johnson

 

a yellow bag
over the gas nozzle—
dog-day cicadas

Peggy Willis Lyles

 

flower shop girl
her smock the same color
as the daffodils

Patricia Neubauer

 

unstrung pearls
the children divide
her estate

w.f. owen

 

out of the blue
the window washer
brightens my day

Tom Painting

 

high school photo—
eyes more confident then
than now

Carmen Sterba

 

 

 

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