A Hundred Gourds 4:2 March 2015

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the wild candle-flowers
         flicker a little …

space Jan Dobb - Australia
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  butterfly house
the prickly feet
of a new monarch

space André Surridge - New Zealand
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    train window
a monarch butterfly wings
from my fingertips

space Ramesh Anand - India
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Spring rain arrives
with no
technical glitches

space Jeffrey McMullen - USA
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  puddle –
the rainbow

space Minh-Triêt Pham - France
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    patches of blue
a puddle’s song trickles
through a grating

space Elaine Riddell - New Zealand
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sunlight sparkles –
blades of grass joined
by a caterpillar

space Roman Lyakhovetsky - Israel
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  full flush of spring
in the broad bean patch
a cloud of insects

space Janet Howie - Australia
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    apple tree
leafed out
in blackbirds

space Nola Obee - Canada
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earth softening
the tan line
up to my sleeve cuff

space Michele L. Harvey - USA
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  spring afternoon
bike wheels on the tailgate
spin themselves

space John J. Han - USA
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    his ponytail
becomes a buzz cut
spring breeze

space Michele L. Harvey - USA
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a message
in the Russian sage

space Mary Jo Balistreri - USA
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  who planted
this waterfall of light?
nasturtiums at dusk

space Sonam Chhoki - Bhutan
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    garden path –
the cursive calligraphy
of a moonlit snail

space Kevin Valentine - USA
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