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Volume 39.2
Summer 2008

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

a stand of pines
               shadows
of my old sorrows

Francine Banwarth

 

New Year's Day
my mother refreshes
her old complaints

Robert Espstein

 

saint
valentine's
day
a white rose and chocolate kisses
from
the
un
believer


Lee Gurga

 

happy hour
   the bartender cashes
      my unemployment check


Ed Markowski

 

sequoia that fell
long before my birth
the path around it


Paul M.

 

her son gone to war
thin hands translucent
in windowlight


Bill Pauly

 

getting acquainted
beneath the hair color
the roots


Stephen A. Peters

 

fingers still sticky
from cotton candy
we hold hands


Edward J. Rielly

 

family reunion
I give the embers
one more poke


Harriot West

 

 

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