cattails
May 2014
Haiku
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shiso leaf—
the taste of spring
on my tongue

Carol Judkins
USA


the sails set
on a long beam reach
too late for father

Leslie Bamford
Canada


pond holding sky holding swans

Louisa Howerow
Canada


midday sun—
even the shadows
in hiding

Shrikaanth Krishnamurthy
United Kingdom


forest home—
forcing a crooked wood
into the hearth

ବନ କୁଟୀର—
ଅସଳଖ କାଠଟେ
ଚୁଲିକୁ ପେଲେ

bana kuteera—
asalakha kaathate
chooliku pele

Ajaya Mahala
India


campfire
another marshmallow
lights up

Claudette Russell
USA


day-moon
the luminous eye
of a cow

Gregory Longenecker
USA






long day ahead
a red tail hawk catches
the first thermal

Gregory Longenecker
USA




lonely night . . .
clusters of stars
keep vigil

Shloka Shankar
India


triad of geese . . .
just wings and the will
to use them

Scott Galasso
USA


a smudged moon
in the desert sky
constant crickets

Marje Dyck
Canada


cherry trees
below the UN flag—
branches entwined

Pranav Kodial
India


morning frost . . .
everything depends
on your reply

Mary Franklin
Canada


pine branches
dangle petite pinecones—
a wind gust

Valerie Schafer
USA


shadows
in a burst of twilight
Luna moths

Alegria Imperial
Canada