cattails
May 2014
Haiku
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no longer
is the snow silent—
woodpecker

Sherryl Anders
USA


rolling hills the curve of a fruit-picker's back

Cynthia Rowe
Australia


paper roses—
wind recycling someone
else's news

David J. Kelly
Ireland


harbour dusk
sounds that rock
me to sleep

Rachael Sutcliffe
United Kingdom


heart of winter
midnight embers
dwindle in the stove

Aron Rothstein
USA


grandfather's old shed
puddles and fresh dampness
as if the roof weeps

Ayaz Daryl Nielsen
USA


petals warmed
by dew warmed by sun
morning-glory

Stuart Jay Silverman
USA


crack of dawn—
the aimless wandering
of a seasoned monk

Rukmini Sanyal
India


worn-down soles
on a well-trod path:
year’s end

Scott Wiggerman
USA


roadside ditch
plastic flowers
mark the spot ​

Barbara Tate​
USA



stargazing
by the pond my dog
pees on stars

Carl Seguiban
Canada



into the gust
leaning a bit more
leaf-cutter ant

Bill Cooper
USA


climbing rose
a blackbird nests
among thorns

Elaine Riddell
New Zealand


changing leaf—
it makes me wonder
where you're going

arrowbow
USA


tunnel train . . .
a cloud of bats ride
the rumble

Paresh Tiwari
India


mountain top
the clouds unlock
a memory

John McManus
England


rainy day
an aroma of chestnuts
in the wind

Vessislava Savova
Bulgaria


stormy rain
by the stove dries
shabby clothes

pljusak kise
pored peci se susi
trosna odjeca

Marija Pogorilic’
Croatia


rippled lake—
the soft landing
of a loon

Nancy Nitrio
USA