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Volume 45.3
Autumn
2014

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

 

her eyes less blue childhood doll

frances angela

 

crowded diner—
we save room
for pie

Francine Banwarth

 

the long night . . .
an old woman's loneliness
follows me home

Karen Cesar

 

family reunion
she works the lumps
out of the gravy

Susan Constable

 

my body
and his body—
plum afternoon

Kristen Deming

 

whispers
about a neighbor's wife run off
—first firefly

Robert Gilliland

 

waking
in her bed
honeysuckle

Jeff Hoagland

 

cold to the touch
a heavy chain lock
on the temple's door

Duro Jaiye

 

snow for the first time in years we hold hands
 

 John McManus

 

warm night
the honeymooners ask
about our marriage

Marcus Larsson

 

spring cleaning
I come across
my younger self

Ann Magyar

 

agate arrowhead
    tell me
        your story

Robert Mainone

 

hot summer night
each and every bump
of the blackberry

Ben Moeller-Gaa

 

distant thunder
whatever else
he was my father

Dave Russo

 

ever since
we lost touch
her cold hands

Ernest Wit

 

a battleship on the horizon a hinge
 

Peter Yovu

 

 

 

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