Issue 34 – Haiga

the red light
my round bindi
strikes his eyes

Amrutha Prabhu, India


two parentheses
I walk inside
to rest


Senryu source: Celebrating Childhood by Adonis, translated by Khaled Mattawa

Christine L. Villa, USA


peer pressure one of the herd mentality

Debbie Strange, Canada


hallowed ground
hand in hand
with echoes

lightning strike
the fizz and crackle
of our first kiss

John Hawkhead, United Kingdom


taking shape inside me, you

Julie Schwerin, USA


hotel illusion
light and shadow play
across a facade

Kate MacQueen, USA


rocky road
a month of submissions
and rejections

Mark Gilbert, United Kingdom


antidepressant
the doctor ups my dose
of vitamin G

Mark Meyer, USA


yin yang
she knows how to handle
my moods

Milan Rajkumar, India

old friends chat
miles of boardwalk
to reach the point
poppy––
holding his memory
as he held us

Olivia Ark, Australia


Covid-19
when a cold was just a cold

Pris Campbell, USA


walking to think I happened

where time tempers you a showering of dust

Shloka Shankar, India

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Issue 33 – Haiga

free fall . . .
my plan
to lose weight

Chidambar Navalgund, India

photo haibun

Christina Chin, Malaysia (senryu) & Michael Hough, USA (prose & image)

copper penny . . .
we ride the rails
one last time
fishing for words
you drop a line here
and there

Debbie Strange, Canada

those barbed words—
the way he
controls

Dorothy Burrows, United Kingdom

octogenarian—
far too heavy the light
on the shoulder

Lavana Kray, Romania

the watchers watching
everywhere I look
a camera’s eye

Mark Meyer, USA

change
me looking into
me

Robert Erlandson, USA

born to ride the storm of fire & rain

Ron Moss, Australia

falling from trees a blueprint for the unsaid
secured with metal pins :: some moments are just perfect

Shloka Shankar, India

dancing geisha
a flick of the wrist
unfurls her fan

Terri L. French, USA

café kitchen table
meeting friends
on facebook
between the pages
of memories
closing a chapter

Wanda Amos, Australia

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