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Autumn 2006, vol 4 no 3

HAIKU

Amy Nawrocki

 

whenever green days
come to me
the frog in me sings
 
   
  forgotten pleasures
resurface in the pink bliss
of a blown bubble
   
butterfly flutters by . . .
distinctive, she returns to
follow her shadow
 
   
  the longest hour
slips past red
laughing at minutes
 
until the moon smiles
day's long breath
prolongs its bubble
 
   

Amy Nawrocki Amy Nawrocki is a professor of English at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. Her poems have been published in such journals as Midday Moon, Lucid Stone and www.poetrymagazine.com.