cattails
May 2014
Haiku
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winter nearing—
she moves her chair closer
to the feeder

Ruth Holzer
USA


snow melt
those fleeting things
we wish for

Angela Terry
USA


fourth down
I knit Christmas stockings
a little faster

Frances Jones
USA


quiet wings
in the pre-dawn hush—
garden butterflies

Gwenn Gurnack
USA


new home
my wife evicts
a spider

John McManus
England


wind in the pines
the carriage horse's
braided mane

Polona Oblak
Slovenia


our conversation
at opposites also . . .
evening contrails

Michele L. Harvey
USA


calm twilight
a blossom circling
in its fall

Ramesh Anand
India




purple martins
dart up and down the creek
sockeye season

Neal Whitman
USA


moth wings . . .
I, too, follow
the moon's path

Mark Brager
USA


maple leaves
falling by ones, by twos—
the smell of mooncakes

Chen-ou-Liu
Canada


in from the cold
the aloe on our porch
and its spider

Scott Wiggerman
USA


night deepens
the fringe of naiveté
between friends

Angelo B. Ancheta
Philippines


silhouette
of a white horse
winter dusk

Giselle Maya
France


summer dusk
a wayward breeze winds
through the wheat

Bernard Gieske
USA


evening train
pine trees embrace
a snow moon

Máire Morrissey-Cummins
Ireland