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Volume 41.2
Summer 2010

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

tumbleweed
just a kiss
goodbye

Francine Banwarth

 

profusion of
American Beauties—
FORECLOSED

Patricia J. Machmiller

 

Dust in the wind—
a little boy's tenderness
for a lizard

Rebecca Lilly

 

skinny dipping—
her cute names
for everything

Bill Kenney

 

the mountain submerged
in wind
an old gospel song

Eve Luckring

 

neighborhood boys peek
as I remove my
brake pads

Eve Luckring

 

beneath mistletoe
the old dog finds a place
to lick itself

LeRoy Gorman

 

wild mint
he gives in
a little

Johnette Downing

 

my hand on her belly
we watch the salmon
leap the falls

William Cullen Jr.

 

find me in the sounds
of sparkling brooks . . . young leaves
songs of forest birds

Robert Mainone

 

after the honeymoon
       the roughness
of his new beard

Audrey Olberg

 

box canyon
between mountains and sky
I found the way

Lidia Rozmus

 

Titan missile silo
the sign warns
of rattlesnakes

Ann K. Schwader

 

winter morning—
scribbles on a scratch pad
get the ink flowing

John Stevenson

 

spirals
on a snail shell . . .
she tells me why he left

Harriot West

 

dresses cover the bed
she stands at the window
watching the October rain

Cor van den Heuvel

 

 

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