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Volume XI, Number 4: December, 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,  13



Chris Jay Becker

Harriot West

Elizabeth Howard

Martin Vest

Janelle Barrera

Al Ortolani

Hilary Tann

Stephen A. Peters

Chad Lee Robinson

Ashley Rodman

cicadas buzz
as we walk from the church:
white dresses

Chris Jay Becker

 

lightning strike
the majestic poplar’s
creamy heartwood

Elizabeth Howard

 

ashes of roses —
what once was our secret
now just mine

Janelle Barrera

 

mountain top —
the photograph of the view
before the view

Hilary Tann

 

the big empty —
half grass
half sky

Chad Lee Robinson

 

 
 

trail dust
all those years mother hiked
behind us

Harriot West

 

heat lightning
a skunk’s scent
wets the night air

Martin Vest

 

late summer:
     waking to the vacant O
           of the wren’s house

Al Ortolani

 

faded roses
some of the words
I can’t take back

Stephen A. Peters

 

summer twilight —
the red ball runs
the final wicket

Ashley Rodman

 

 
 

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