A Hundred Gourds 4:2 March 2015

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        clinging fast
to their witches' hats

space Helen Buckingham - UK
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  the day after Halloween getting smashed

space Scott Wiggerman - USA
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    a comma
becomes a full stop

space Kat Lehmann - USA
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deep autumn
my dark side
fills out

space Rob Scott - Sweden
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  using the dark
as a tongue
deep autumn

space Ernest Wit - Poland
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    leafless branches
the idiom
of bony fingers

space Mel Goldberg - Mexico
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day of the dead
I check for a lump
in my breasts

space Els van Leeuwen - Australia
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  blackout –
everyone a scary
story teller

space Ana Drobot - Romania
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    boarding a train
the ghost of a woman
I used to know

space John McManus - UK
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knock at the door –
blown leaves crowding
the verandah

space Lavana Kray - Romania
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  a nightingale
trills in the fog
fractured moonlight

space Mary Jo Balistreri - USA
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    thick fog
trees and hills blur
into birdsong

space Shernaz Wadia - India
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we sharpen our elbows
during grace

space Peter Newton - USA
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  saying grace
my daughter
asks who the ah men are

space Tracy Davidson - UK
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    astronomy talk –
a yawn ripples
around the room

space Sandra Simpson - New Zealand
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