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Spring 2007, vol 5 no 1


susan delphine delaney


sugar moon
a clear bead
on the broken twig
  spring gust
pear petals
on my teeth
blue sky
listening to a tape
on clouds
  fluttering birthtrance
the swallowtail
lays her eggs
sultry predawn
the taillights
of a taxi

Susan Delphine Delaney Susan Delphine Delaney MD, MS is a psychiatrist living in Plano, Texas. She has a private practice in Plano, where she is assisted by her therapy dog, Laura. She also works with homeless mentally ill persons in Dallas two days a week.

Susan's poetry has appeared in Woodnotes, Tundra, Heron, Frogpond, Modern Haiku, Lynx, SxSE, World Haiku Review, Simply Haiku, bottlerockets, the Basho Festival Haiku Anthology ('03, '04, '05), Firepearls, Inside Out: Haiku and Dreams, and small canyons.