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Volume 44.3
Autumn
2013

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

 

glinting autumn sea
this ache to walk
on water

J. Zimmerman

 

down the backroad
where she said yes
—still, the scent of mint


Rich Youmans

 

taking a red leaf
back and forth
the ambulance wiper


Michael Dylan Welch

 

spring melt some movement on the prenup

  Jeffrey Stillman

 

            at last
spending time with loved ones
          family plot

Julie Warther

 

cold moon
the pane between
our faces


Ann K. Schwader

 

dangling
from
an
old
nail
my
father’s
overalls

Edward J. Rielly

 

Shiloh battlefield
the cannons
still facing each other


John Quinnett

 

one night stand-up comedy

Tom Painting      

 

tail-end of summer
I fall in love
with a mermaid

John McManus

 

campfire
everyone
has something to say


Marcus Larsson

 

spring dawn
I put on
my gender


David G. Lanoue

 

snow at dusk ...
no longer the need
to be heard


Michele L. Harvey

 

smoke rings
the lies we tell
our children


kate s. godsey

 

second time around
at the justice of the peace
wearing sensible shoes


Charlotte Digregorio

 

the old blind dog
          finds it first
                    patch of sunlight

Joyce Clement

 

not even close
to all her needs met
hothouse tomato


Roberta Beary

 

just bones
in the bird nest
autumn equinox


Francine Banwarth

 

rolling hills
a sprawl of cattle
at a bend


Anne Carly Abad

 

 

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