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Volume 43.1
Winter Spring 2012

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

cold front—
an urgent wind
at my back

Robyn Hood Black

 

harvest moon—
the songs you never
sang to me

Majorie Buettner

 

train whistle
the retired conductor
checks his watch

Gayle Bull

 

tennis match . . .
the only time he mentions
love

Cynthia Cechota

 

breaking clouds
my favorite of the seven
deadly sins

Carlos Colón

 

each of us
with her own opinion—
spicy samosas

Susan Constable

 

sparrow shadows
on the porch—
she never just calls

Aubrie Cox

 

another white lie
I can't bear to repeat . . .
hunger moon

Margaret Dornaus

 

casual embrace—
suddenly conscious
of my breasts

Harriot West

 

spicy chicken . . .
this impulse to ask
if she's married

Chen-ou Liu

 

gravel road
your lie
in my gut

Jayne Miller

 

pruning the apple tree
I let go
my argument

Marsh Muirhead

 

her iPhone
back between her thighs
the traffic moves on

Greg Piko

 

     tight black stitches
on her wrist—
     holding things together

William M. Ramsey

 

 
gonggoinggone    in
 

Peter Yovu

 

 

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