index

A Hundred Gourds 2:4 September 2013
: current issue : haiku : tanka : haiga : haibun : renku : expositions : feature : submissions : editors : search : archives :

page 4    

how hard it is
to give when a friend
wants nothing –
I go to him
with empty hands

space Joy McCall - UK
spacer brush

   
  you don’t look dead
lying there, in your coffin
just asleep
      as if your heart still beats
      in sync with mine

space Susan Burch - USA
spacer brush

 
    in the back
of a mother's journal
one soft curl
from a daughter
she never named

space Seánan Forbes - UK
spacer brush

seventeen years
a good life for a cat,

she says
and waits for me to tell her
that I understand her grief

space Beverley George - Australia
spacer brush

   
  I tell
the old woman
about my brother dying
that’s sad, she says
and carries on with her story

space Owen Bullock - New Zealand
spacer brush

 


: previous page : tanka contents : index of poets : next page :