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A Hundred Gourds 3:4 September 2014

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rays of moonlight
through a gap in the clouds
summon your image
but it’s only a shadow
on the white garden wall

space Patricia Prime - New Zealand
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  a winter gust
riding the old swing
in the backyard ...
my childhood sweetheart
in and out of my thoughts

space Chen-ou Liu - Canada
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    after 20 years
I find you on Facebook
smiling
where you followed your dream
I followed my heart

space Susan Burch - USA
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changing light –
a splatter of poppies
at our meadow’s edge
the silvery ghost
of Monet at his easel

space Jenny Ward Angyal - USA
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  sitting zazen
the faint scent of grass
from the tatami –
how far can they travel
those ghosts without feet?

space Sondra J. Byrnes - USA
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    unearthly shrieks
reverberate across the valley;
how can I go
into this haunted night?
how can I stay here alone?

space Elizabeth Howard - USA
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