Issue #36 Haiku

Haiku Selectors: Coral Carter, Rose van Son, Gary De Piazzi

Contributors

Ajaya Mahala

Hatef Asadollahi

Minh-Triêt Pham

Elena Naskova

Nicholas Klacsanzky

David He

Helen Taylor

Jan Napier

Duncan Richardson

Goran Gatalica

Devin Harrison

Julian O’Dea

Marilyn Humbert

Gary Colombo De Piazzi

Debbie Strange

David J. Kelly

Gavin Austin

Cynthia Rowe


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menstruation –
the shrill cry of the parrot
from the cage

first snow
the road to the graveyard
not yet closed

Ajaya Mahala

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in the park
tempts the homeless man
scarf of snowman

call for prayer mixed
with the cricket chirping
awake in bridal chamber

Hatef Asadollahi, Iran 

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train’s window –
at full speed
the trees and my thoughts

end of holidays
the blue sea
in the rearview mirror

on the Seine banks
among the bookstalls
autumn leaves

Christmas night –
the stars
more brilliant

Minh-Triêt Pham, Paris, France

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last flight –
a window mistaken
for blue sky

Elena Naskova

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laughter slips
from the businessman
icy street

Nicholas Klacsanzky

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deep pond –
the boy seeks stars
with his fingers

David He Zhuanglang, No. 1 High School. Gansu Province. China

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beside rusting tank
among wild oats
three white jonquils

Helen Taylor

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at the outdoor cinema
so many stars

Jan Napier

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over storm debris
a glint of glass
– dragonfly

after the long
journey – finding a place
beyond ‘street view’

Duncan Richardson

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midday walk –
monotony of lost wallet
on the promenade

waste disposal –
night muffled sound
corrupts us dinner

Goran Gatalica, Croatia

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unleavened bread
still lamenting the divide
between us

on the glass door
of the antique store
funeral notices

where a swollen
river crests over the bridge
roadside memorial

Devin Harrison, Vancouver Island, Canada

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so many white birds
flying over
the water lilies

jasmine scented path
better than
the movie

Julian O’Dea, Canberra

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daisies
in the hall mirror
no match for her smile

Marilyn Humbert, Australia

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in a room
too many voices
without you

Gary Colombo De Piazzi

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feathers
on the empty beach
I write his name

silver wings
etched against clouds
our last goodbye

ice castle
my neighbour’s house
after the fire

Debbie Strange, Winnipeg, Canada

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downhill
free wheeeeeee
ling

David J. Kelly, Dublin, Ireland

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the whisper
of pine branches
small-town gossip

Gavin Austin, Sydney. Australia

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storm trail
an elm answers
the wind

Cynthia Rowe

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