cattails
September 2014
Haiku
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sun setting—
an alfalfa odor drifts
through the window

Edward J. Rielly
USA



watching for ravens
in a grove of gray birch—
April afternoon

Ruth Holzer
USA


a red berry
on the tip of her tongue
spring drizzle

Chen-ou Liu
Canada


a short winter day–
preliminaries for now
soon the championship

Jesus Chameleon
USA



fallen kite
it settles the wind
to rest

Pravat Kumar Padhy
India



morning porridge
foraging wasps pulse
in a windfall apple

Nola Obee
Canada


shimmery stars
the still sea mirrors
their twinkle

Anupam Sharma
India


cicada's song . . .
the rising heat in each note

Shloka Shankar
India


storm clouds part—
a spotlight shines
on autumn

Adelaide B. Shaw
USA


evening sun
the last rays catch
a duck's wake

Andy Burkhart
USA


winter moon
playing cat's cradle
with a cobweb

Helen Buckingham
United Kingdom


a black butterfly
on stomata riddled leaves
descends gently

Jesal Kanani
India


windy rain–
this puddle moving swiftly
going nowhere

Đurđa Vukelić Rožić
Croatia



a flicker
of the beekeeper's veil
shimmering heat

Claire Everett
United Kingdom