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Volume 44.2
Summer
2013

 

sample haibun

 

Elsewhere

The photo club meeting begins with the usual patter ...
... aren’t those flowers in the yard beautiful ...
I drift in and out of the meeting. Last night, sleeping, a voice calling out, “Dad, I’m leaving.”
... I thought the late frost would kill them ...
A door opening and slamming shut. Was it a dream?
... it’s been such a long winter ...
This morning, her bed not slept in, the cat curled into the pillow ...
... Bob placed one of his flower shots in Photography Today ...
In the bathroom, her hairbrush and makeup gone ...
... the flower show is on this weekend at the conservatory ...
“I caught her shooting up again” my other daughter says.
... let’s have a best-of-show contest ...
“It was strike three,” she continues, “so I told her she had to get out.”

spring rain
someone’s teen murmurs
spare change



by Ray Rasmussen

 

 

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