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Winter 2005, vol 3 no 4


Stephen A. Peters


autumn leaves---
one by one
the squirrel's pace quickens
  school playground
the spring wind
plays tetherball
morning walk
follows me everywhere
  weathered barn---
patches of sunlight
through the roof
stuck in traffic
spring clouds
drift by

Stephen A. Peters lives in the Pacific Northwest, Bellingham, Washington. He has been writing haiku for nine months. He has been published in Ginyu, Saw, paper wasp and Frogpond magazines. He is constantly on the lookout for that special "haiku moment."