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Tanka: Deep night

deep night–
after the neighbor stops yelling
at her children
the mockingbird
begins to warble


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inside the tight curl
of the yucca leaf
a wood spider




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untitled poem

3 floors

above
the alley
where
2 young
men
examine
1 paycheck
a window
box
of
geraniums
and
a gray
satellite
dish
and–
what made
me look–
wind
chimes
ringing
out


6/1/2010
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Tanka

one petal
from the princess tree
clings to the windshield—
I drive away
looking in the mirror

un pétale
de l’arbre impérial
s’accroche au pare-brise
je démarre
en regardant dans le rétroviseur

published in 25 Canadian Tanka Poets in French and English : Atlas Poetica, May, 2010.… Read the rest

A day in the life of a haiku editor.

The haiku and micropoetry journal I edit, tinywords, got 875 submissions in the course of 2 weeks for our upcoming summer issue. Since I expect I’ll be able to publish about 50 or 60 poems in this issue, that means the acceptance rate is going to be significantly less than 10%.… Read the rest

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