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Autumn 2006, vol 4 no 3

HAIKU

an'ya

 

in the late night
pleasure of your company-
strange flying bug!
 
   
  barely awake
hues of pink overtaking
the mountain range
   
distant whitecaps
wild sea oats oscillate
along the shoreline
 
   
  round the corner
willow branches tangled
in autumn colours
 
the summer sky
as if clouds could have navels-
I gawk at this one
 
   

an'ya an'ya is currently the editor of moonset haiku journal, as well as editor of Ribbons, the Tanka Society of America newsletter and journal. She's vice president of the OhtS (Oregon haiku and tanka Society), past-editor of haigaonline, and past-director of the World Haiku Club Beginners group.

an'ya's complete biography can be read at her book site: http://www.thenatal-lightpress.com. For samples of her work, Google under "an'ya haiku and/or tanka".