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Volume 40.3
Autumn 2009

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

under the boardwalk
the deep timbre
of the cop’s voice

Roberta Beary

 

stillborn calf
one windmill
not turning

Allan Burns

 

pink petals
she chooses
a lighter lip gloss

Aubrie Cox

 

diplomat's child—
she draws her houses
with wings

Kristin Deming

 

so many cars
illegally parked—
policeman's funeral

Don Korobkin

 

summer road trip
a change in mood
with the top up

Erik Linzbach

 

one more story
stars glow in the dark
above her bed

Peggy Willis Lyles

 

cormorant's wake
she chides me for not
wearing my ring

paul m.

 

    reading a poem
of urbane intelligence
      how dead it is

William M. Ramsey

 

taut strands
of the barbed wire fence . . .
so much left unsaid

Charles Trumbull

 

O what the hell
haiku poet finally
kills the fly

Le Wild

 

 

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