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Winter 2006, vol 4 no 4


Deborah P. Kolodji


harbor breakwater
the tugboat waiting,
  cargo cranes
against the sky—
an empty pier
of ginkgo leaves—
autumn gold
  a bed of straw
under the pumpkins—
our autumn grins
only a drip
from the shishi odoshi
green water

Deborah P. Kolodji Deborah P. Kolodji works in information technology to fund her poetry obsessions. She is a member of the Haiku Society of America and the Science Fiction Poetry Association. Her work has appeared in Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Roadrunner, White Lotus, Strange Horizons, Star*Line, Hummingbird, Acorn, and many other places. She has published three chapbooks of poetry. unfinished book, a chapbook of haiku and cinquains, was published in February 2006 by Shadow Ink Publications. [ ]