cattails
September 2015
Haiku
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ghost town—
the night comes alive
with mosquitoes

Carl Seguiban
Canada



spring coolness
the town crier's voice
falls into the river

Emmanuel Jessie Kalusian
Nigeria



noontime
cicadas joining him
in prayer

Willie R. Bongcaron
Philippines



same flowers
a butterfly I'll never
see again

Agnes Eva Savich
USA



daybreak
the eerie silence erupts
into cuckoo song

Gautam Nadkarni
India



before the rain
magnolia petals
in may wind

Chris Gusek
USA



a Chinese lantern
hangs from the spring cloud...
window shopping

Chen-ou-Liu
Canada



deep slumber
the cockerel crows
sudden dawn

Richard Kay
England



blue moon
the fire season glazes
it orange

Tyson West
USA



summer sunset
with old friends we make
the light last longer

Gregory Longenecker
USA



smell of rain
the chirping and twittering
of unseen birds

Dawn Bruce
Australia



forest jaunt
the cracking of dried twigs
and old knees

Diana Eileen Barbour
USA