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Volume 44.2
Summer
2013

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

 

stripping wallpaper
down to older wallpaper
a local murder

Peter Yovu

 

mopping up you spill the beans

Jim Westenhaver               

 

pitchfork left upright
in the daffodils
she says yes

Ann Spiers

 

funeral
one tear for him
one for me

Lidia Rozmus

 

njegovo laskanje nima konca prekuhan riz

no end to his flattery overcooked rice


Polona Oblak

 

longest night
the hound dog stuck
in the doghouse

Haiku Elvis
(Carlos Colon)

 

divorce—
       she
           neuters her dog

Bill Pauly

 

cowboyellonghornery

Emily Romano

 

my daughter's diary—
alone with
her thoughts

Kristin Oosterheert

 

what we grew together killing frost

Jayne Miller              

 

mother's milk
the ache
of this world

Annette Makino

 

no one
at the water cooler
spring layoffs

Deborah P Kolodji

 

crooked teeth driving my frozen grave to work

Lee Gurga             

 

spring training . . .
behind the dugout
a new girlfriend


William Scott Galasso

 

New Year's Day . . .
just enough snow
to make a footprint

Stanford M. Forrester

 

heirloom tomato
an older woman
with a man in tow

George Dorsty

 

Facebook
all the family news
I didn't need to know

Karen DiNobile

 

waiting room
the pregnant girl
pops her gum

Billie Dee

 

star of bethlehem
no passing zone
all the way home

Aubrie Cox

 

suddenly single—
the carpenter bee gives me
the wrong kind of buzz

Roberta Beary

 

an old jalopy up on blocks blossoming pear

Johnny Baranski           

 

 

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