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A Hundred Gourds 5:2 March 2016

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Building a fence
between my yard and a neighbor
who refuses to help
better to take care of what I can
than grieve for what I can't

space J. Zimmerman - USA
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  he says
if you’ve seen one tree
you’ve seen them all
my new neighbor from the city
with a saw in his hand

space Michele L. Harvey - USA
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    i thought
you were you
i was me –
shadows on the zendo wall
waver to a flickering candle

space Sondra J. Byrnes - USA
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a housefly
rocks the spider's world
for a moment …
the stretch of eternity
in a missed heartbeat

space Shrikaanth Krishnamurthy - UK
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  wet grass
spread with a thousand nets
of spiders’ silk …
all the fleeting wings
my words will never capture

space Jenny Ward Angyal - USA
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    the cat’s whiskers
snared in sticky silk …
somewhere
in the gathering dusk
a spider begins again

space Jo McInerney - Australia
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