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Autumn 2005, vol 3 no 3

Filipino Haiku

between blanks,
your bound fingers
trace daffodils

Anne Stephanie Cruz
Las Pinas, Philippines


white ---
the color of my hair
this winter

Jose Mari Gotera
Fort Worth, Texas


morning sun--
scooping up
fish in a pail

roh mih (Romulo B. Halabaso)
Manila, Philippines


Clouds of Magellan
a grayish stench hovers above
the scavengers' mountain

Pilipino translation:
Mga Ulap ni Magellan
ang kulay-abong baho
sa bundok ng basura

Juanito Lyles
Northern California


my colored glasses—
where rainbows end

Belle Nabor, UP Diliman,


Candle-lit dinner
under the mango tree-
fire flies...

Lanie Shanzyra P. Rebancos


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