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Volume XII, Number 4: December, 2010.
Copyright © 2010. 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 Peggy Willis Lyles - Pages:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7



The offers of memorial poems for Peggy were numerous and heartfelt. We deeply appreciate all of these expressions of recognition for her work as poet and editor and for her personal qualities of warmth, intelligence, and humor.The following pages contain a sample, less than half, of the memorial poems offered.

Tadao Okazaki

vincent tripi

Carlos Colón:

Horst Ludwig

Sheila Windsor

Karen Klein

Yu Chang

Glenn G. Coats

A voiceless cicada
quivers on the reed by
the heron's nest

Tadao Okazaki

 

flowering briefly
            you
and the spider lily

Carlos Colón

 

the poet
sings a new song
sound of rain

Sheila Windsor

 

birdsong
a clothesline
dripping light

Yu Chang

 

 

 
 

shore for the poet,
shore for the poet's work,
water lily fragrance

vincent tripi

 

Round and beautiful
the moon breathing with cut grain
slowly moves westward

Horst Ludwig

 

autumn
the Great Blue
gone from the marsh

Karen Klein

 

familiar hymns
prayers worn deep
in the wood

Glenn G. Coats

 

 

 
 

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