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Volume XI, Number 3: September, 2009.
Copyright © 2009. All rights reserved by the respective authors.

Editors’ Choices • Commentary • Index of Poets • 
Haiku Pages:  1,  2,  3,  4,  5,  6,  7,  8,  9,  10,  11,  12
Celebrating Paul O. Williams - Pages:  1  2
Celebrating D. Claire Gallagher - Page:  1



Allan Burns

Jennie Townsend

C. William Hinderliter

James Chessing

Marilyn Appl Walker

Katrina Shepherd

Susan Constable

Melissa Spurr

Chad Lee Robinson

Dan Daly

a stream begins
in the middle of the trail
thrush beyond thrush

Allan Burns

 

day-long downpour . . .
dressing the children
for the ex-wife’s wedding

C. William Hinderliter

 

the longest day
he stills the mower
at twilight

Marilyn Appl Walker

 

rippled sand . . .
each trough cradles
the glint of shells

Susan Constable

 

midsummer day —
tilting a longneck
all the way up

Chad Lee Robinson

 

 
 

morning sun
the honeybee’s abdomen
pulses

Jennie Townsend

 

haggling over price —
    the frozen jaw
       of a warehouse tuna

James Chessing

 

midsummer sea
silver ripples
from an otter’s back

Katrina Shepherd

 

beachside café
a bit of sand
in the waiter’s ear

Melissa Spurr

 

thunder —
a looping inchworm’s
rhythmic slide

Dan Daly

 

 
 

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