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Volume 46.2
Summer
2015

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

 

spring runoff carrying a tune

MIchele L. Harvey

 

grand jury
the oyster's
fabricated story

Fay Aoyagi

 

night without stars
so much talk
of suicide

Terry Ann Carter

 

high school diary—
unable to find the girl
I thought I was

Susan Constable

 

my body turns the milky way back into water
 

Brent Goodman

 

am I holding
them correctly?
worry beads

George Dorsty

 

that pine tree
years ago we refused to cut
each other down

Tom Drescher

 

half moon . . .
the women missing
from history

Rebecca Drouilhet

 

frograffitinsidecemberain
 

LeRoy Gorman

 

Released by the fence
around the missile silo—
the farmer's bladder

Johnny Baranski

 

the song I pick up
where the stranger leaves off . . .
spring warmth

Michele L. Harvey

 

swimming hole—
the first
dare

PMF Johnson

 

ribbon of sand
left behind by the tide
summer love

Barbara Kaufmann

 

her suicide . . .
the church full of people
I think I know

Bill Kenney

 

summer evening
my mother helps me
with the dishes

Marcus Larsson

 

funeral clothes she unfolds the eulogy
 

John McManus

 

ladies luncheon
too much honey
in the tea

Lauren Mayhew

 

deboning the bass
for supper for one
autumn dusk

Marie Louise Munro

 

his best lure
passed to me
this floating world

Dan Schwerin

 

sand castle my carefully-constructed self
 

George Swede

 

tough choices
in the jury room—
lunch menus

Nicholas M. Sola

 

fog clinging to the hills
the dresses
I never wear

Lesley Anne Swanson

 

Ash Wednesday service—
wearing the heels
that pinch

Julie Warther

 

 

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