cattails
May 2014
Haiku
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moon sighting
a muezzin's call floats
over the mist

Paresh Tiwari
India


sweet scent
on a sunlit vine
wasp bait

slatki miris
suncem obasjanog trsa
mamac za ose

Marija Pogorilic’
Croatia


the wind taking away a long to-do list

Giselle Maya
France


spring thaw—
the number she gave
not in service

Carl Seguiban
Canada


fish pier
in hundreds of eyes
the sea dims

Peter Newton
USA


stepping
into a film noir at dusk
Beijing summer

Johnnie Johnson Hafernik
USA


spring drizzle
we're expecting triplets
on the ultrasound

Joe Brennand
United Kingdom


last cicada . . .
the silence crackles
around it

Hansha Teki
New Zealand




the snow
getting deeper
into our life's story

Ben Moeller-Gaa
USA


corn silk
brushing the wind
the edge of summer

Theresa A. Cancro
USA


swamp gums
in autumn watered earth
bush walk

Linda Galloway
USA


snow cover—
wrapped in a quilt I watch
Olympic skiers

Terrie Jacks
USA


open field . . .
the ladybug glides down
a blade of grass

Shloka Shankar
India


a wake-up call—
outside a spring bird
repeats it

John Han
USA


muddy field
a sacred ibis struts
among the egrets

Robert Lucky
Ethiopia


earth hour the darkness full of promise

John Soules
Canada