cattails
May 2014
Haiku
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winter morning—
dew-speckled spider traps
festoon the weeds

Elizabeth Howard
USA


Canada geese
under the rainbow
a new immigrant

Chen-ou Liu
Canada


spring rain
the snowman we made
no longer cool

John Soules
Canada


koi pond . . .
a skipping stone shatters
the moon

Sholka Shankar
India


river cliffs
answering one another
dog and echo dog

Elaine Riddell
New Zealand


into turbulence
a hundred years
of ridge crossings

Barbara A. Taylor
Australia


supper for one
a bare branch taps
at the window

Robert Lucky
Ethiopia


driving north
following the lead of
sandhill cranes

John Han
USA


lenten retreat . . .
a sparrow cocks its head
into silence

Hansha Teki
New Zealand





twilight lake
the sound of a paddle
approaching the shore

Polona Oblak
Slovenia


harvest sun—
old and young all busy
making a scarecrow

ফসলি সূর্য -
বুড়ো, বাচ্চা, সব ব্যস্ত
কাগতাড়ুয়া বানাতে

Kuheli Santra
India


October leaves
how many years
of letting go

Jennifer Thiermann
USA


spring wind . . .
I reach for the clouds
with a kite

Vinay Leo R.
India


weaving
through my bicycle spokes
river reeds

Robyn Cairns
Australia


a hobo blows into town     spring wind

Alexis Rotella
USA


autumn—
a young janitor sweeps
yesterday's rain

Anna Mazurkiewicz
Poland


shortest day
down to the sea
for a long look out

Peter Newton
USA


escape
from the urban haze
I breath blue skies

Johnnie Johnson Hafernik
USA