Volume 53.1
Winter Spring


sample haibun


Is She Using Again

My favorite cough drops come double wrapped in a colorful covering, twist-tied at each end, with a narrow inner wrapper made of plain waxpaper, resembling — remarkably — a single bag of heroin. My eye catches sight of one narrow wax-paper wrapper lying on the kitchen floor — propelling years of fear into a single gut-wrenching question .

first light
closing my bad eye
to read the clock

by Denise Fontaine-Pincince



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