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Volume 47.2
Summer 2016

 

sample haiku & senryu

 

 

where we started up again snow melt

Beverly Acuff Momoi

 

the weight
of the trillium
I shouldn’t have picked

Michael Dylan Welch

 

learning a lost love
asked about me
autumn leaves swirling

Diane Tomczak

 

some
of
the
dol
phins
re
turn
as
moon
light

Michele Tennison

 

green pomegranate
not yet ready
to open up

Barbara Snow

 

he leaves
the confessional
snowfall

Gary L. Simpson

 

at twilight
the trolls stoke
a peach bonfire

Tyler Pruett

 

our age difference . . .
wind ripples overtake
the river's flow

Polona Oblak

 

raindrops on the lake
widening my circle
of friends

Jayne Miller

 

bithday cake
the cowboys and cowgirls
drop their guns

Nick Hoffman

 

I build a stone wall for the sun to knock down

John Martone

 

mile after mile
at the end of the longest log
the dirty red flag

Ferris Gilli

 

summer cabin—
a shelf of old titles
with their spiders

Kristen Deming

 

forcing apricot
branches to bloom
another kukai

Sondra J. Byrnes

 

Holy Thursday . . .
washing my feet
again

Francine Banwarth

 

 

 

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