Issue #37 Haiku

Selectors: Coral Carter, Amanda Joy, Rose van Son and Gary De Piazzi

Contributors:

Tash Adams

Minh-Triêt Pham

David He

Marilyn Humbert

Helen Taylor

Goran Gatalica

Gary Colombo De Piazzi

Louise Hopewell

David J. Kelly

Debbie Strange

Leanne Mumford

Devin Harrison

Gavin Austin

Duncan Richardson

Cynthia Rowe

Kath Abela Wilson

Jennifer Hambrick

sanjuktaa asopa

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washing line
she snaps the wrinkles
from her underpants

piecing together
last night’s events
a broken vase

family table
the crumbs
remain

patchwork quilt
spread over knees
hills and plains

Tash Adams. Perth, Australia

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Elbe Valley –
lost in the meanders
of her body

Minh-Triêt Pham. Paris, France

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nightfall
smile on Buddha’s face
disappears

shooting star –
a deep breath
before meditation

David He. Gansu Province, China

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first day of school
the silence
in our street

brick by brick
building a wall
the shy child

Marilyn Humbert. Australia

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iridescent sea-dragon
on shore
colours fade

Helen Taylor

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summer heat –
the badger’s scent
n each tree

hospital visit –
stepping into sunlight
father’s wheelchair

Goran Gatalica, Croatia

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wind
from the inland desert
a slap

rain on the roof
kitchen tap drips
all night

Gary Colombo De Piazzi

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venus alone
in the night sky
empty dancefloor

another rejection letter
the soles of my shoes
wear thin

eggs for breakfast
every day
a scramble

Louise Hopewell. Melbourne, Australia

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saguaro the scarecrows up in arms

snap decision
the sound of
the rabbit’s neck

David J. Kelly. Dublin, Ireland

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cottontails
in the veggie patch
no hint of green

city traffic
the raucous calls
of wood frogs

Debbie Strange. Canada

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masked lapwings
calling in the night –
his warm hands

Leanne Mumford

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his last chip
placed on the roulette wheel
whirlpool

Devin Harrison. Vancouver Island. Canada

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moss rock
the creek finds
its way

grave offering
her tiny palms cup
the dead finch

Gavin Austin.  Sydney, Australia

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Good Friday
summer hangs on
crows

pushing into red sky
tin roofs

Duncan Richardson

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wisps of grey
mother calls me by
my sister’s name

Cynthia Rowe

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night walk
one toe on the moon
ripples the pond

all night fog
the sound
of waves

Kath Abela Wilson. Pasadena California

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frost moon
he shows up
unannounced

Jennifer Hambrick. Columbus, Ohio, USA

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departure lounge
another plane takes off
without me

sanjuktaa asopa. Karnataka, India

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