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Volume 39.1
Spring 2008

 

awards

 

Favorite haiku of the autumn issue:

butterflies . . .
a child's name
set in stone

Collin Barber

Favorite senryu of the autumn issue:

in the diaper aisle
my prom song
on Muzak

Sari Grandstaff

Favorite haibun of the autumn issue:

OPENING DAY

The ferryboat pulls away from Larkspur Landing, smooth bay water reflecting puffy white clouds. We're heading to the ballpark— opening day for the San Francisco Giants. We cruise past San Quentin Prison, with its high stone walls and turreted guard towers. Through razor wire fencing, we see orange-clad inmates in the yard; many of them wave as we glide by.

crunch of peanut shells
we all stand
for the anthem


by Robert Hecht

 

 

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