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Volume 42.2
Summer 2011

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

spring snow
the chill of
ultrasound jelly

Melissa Allen

 

paper moon
        any kiss
will do

Francine Banwarth

 

the slow turn
of an old windmill
almost spring

Marjorie Buettner

 

winter twilight
we assure each other
of reincarnation

Cynthia Cechota

 

mother's day . . .
wrapping the pink dress
for the funeral home

Charlotte Digregorio

 

movie exit —
shrinking back
to life-size

Rees Evans

 

transit of Venus . . .
something struggles
in the orb weaver's web

Lorin Ford

 

Halloween
my wife asks me
who I am

Peter Joseph Gloviczki

 

debutante ball
at every table
forced tulips

Scott Duke Kominers

 

hearing a snowplow
           you turn on yr right side
                               to sleep

John Martone

 

night blooming jasmine
some prefer whiskey
to chamomile tea

Marian Olson

dawn glow
the smell of her
shower steam

Jeremy Pendrey

 

open-faced sandwiches
my comment
touches a nerve

Jay Santini

tent zipper opens
with a rising tone —
myriad of stars

Ruth Yarrow

 

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