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Volume 38.1
Spring 2007

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

migrating geese
the canoe pulls
at its rope


William Cullen Jr

 

half a peach—
for years the memory
of that first encounter


George G. Dorsty

 

through an empty glass
that once held beer
she looks pretty


Chris Glutz

 

stacking firewood
with stiffening hands ...
soon, just ashes


Robert Hecht

 

time out
the setting sun
takes center field


Peggy Willis Lyles

 

toy soldiers
no wives
or children


Dorothy McLaughlin

 

up and down the aisle
playing bride and groom
all the cousins


Robert Moyer

 

we let
the wine breathe
slow moving clouds


Francine Banwarth

 

All Saints Day
overdue books
returned


Helen S. Russell

 

political unrest
across the Mayan wall
shadows flicker


Ruth Yarrow

 

 

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