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Contents: Summer 2007, vol 5 no 2

Editor ~ Robert Wilson [bio] [ email]

New Editor's Introduction

John Barlow

John Tiong ChungHoo

Laryalee Fraser

Michele Harvey

Dhugal Lindsay

Bob Lucky

Rita Odeh

Vishnu Narayanan

Eiko Yachimoto

Rafal Zabratynski

Editor ~ Al Pizzarelli  [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Senryu: Kids, Kith & Kin, Old Folks
Cor van den Heuvel, Featured Poet

Editor ~ Michael McClintock [bio] [email]
A Send-off for Michael McClintock
Welcome, Kozue Uzawa
New Editor's Introduction
Amelia Fielden
Ruri Hazama
Mariko Kitakubo
Hisashi Nakamura

Haiku in Context
Columnist ~ Robin D. Gill  [bio] [email]
Haiku in Context

Editor ~ w.f. owen  [bio] [email]

Editor's Introduction

Francis W. Alexander

hortensia anderson

Ken Arnold

Roberta Beary

Gillena Cox

Sharon Trevelyan Dean

Peggy Duffy

Lynn Edge

Charles Hansmann

Robert Hecht

Larry Kimmel

Michael Meyerhofer

Zane Parks

Patricia Prime

Ray Rasmussen

Lynne Rees

Adelaide B. Shaw

Richard Straw

Susumu Takiguchi

Barbara A. Taylor

Renku: Collaborative Linked Verse
Editor ~ Norman Darlington [bio] [ ]
Introduction to Renku

Renku Editor's Notes

  Windy Town Square
    ~ Diana Webb, Frank Williams
  Madiba's Smile
    ~ Moira Richards
    ~ Cristian Mocanu, Dana-Maria Onica

About the Reprints Section
Tanka, Imagism and War
by John Gilliver
Management Staff
Managing Editor ~ Robert D. Wilson  [bio] [email]
Associate Editor ~ Johnye Strickland  [bio] [email]
Associate Editor ~ Carol Raisfeld  [bio] [email]
Webmaster ~ Keith Heiberg [bio] [email] 
Features: Interviews & Essays
About the Features Section
Taneda Sant˘ka: A Selection of His Haiku, with Commentary
  By Sean Somers
The Poetic "Ah!": Haiku and the Right Brain
  By David Lanoue
Nomori no kagami and the Perils of Poetic Heresy
  By R. Keller Kimbrough
This Elusive Tanka World
  By Sanford Goldstein
Sabi, Nature, and the Relationship
  By Riley Irwin
Social Uses of Tanka Poetry: Passion, Prayer, Peace and Other Pastimes
  By Harold Wright
Tanka by Kisaburo Konoshima
  Newly translated by David Callner
An Interview with Joshua S. Mostow
  by Robert D. Wilson

Tracks in the Sand
Columnist ~ George Swede [bio] [email]
Tracks in the Sand

Modern Haiga
Editor ~ Aurora Antonovic [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Pamela A. Babusci
Paul David Mena and Mary Melodee Mena
Ray Rasmussen
Natalia L. Rudychev
CarrieAnn Thunell

Traditional Haiga
Editor ~ Aurora Antonovic [bio] [email]
Editor's Introduction
Ion Codrescu
Morra Japanese Art Gallery
Ronin Gallery
Frank Trueba

About the Reviews Section
Robert D. Wilson:
  Last Poems, by Agusti Bartra,
translated by D. Sam Abrams
  Big Sky: The Red Moon Anthology of English Language Haiku, edited by
Jim Kacian & The Red Moon Editorial Staff
  The Fifth Season, by Robin D. Gill
  Presents of Mind, by Jim Kacian; translation into Japanese by Richard Gilbert, Masahiro Hori, Yasuo Higuchi, Takeyoshi Kanemitsu and Yūki Itō
  The Pie In Pieces: Thirty-three Songs from the Midwest, by Andrew Riutta
  Traditional Japanese Literature:
An Anthology, Beginnings to 1600
edited by Haruo Shirane
Linda Jeannette Ward:
  The Pleiades at Dawn: A Tanka Collection, by Jeanne Emrich
Johnye Strickland:
  Baseball Haiku, edited by Cor van den Heuvel and Nanae Tamura
  Spinifex, by Beverley George


Announcements & Contributors
Editor ~ Carol Raisfeld [bio] [email]
Contributors' Index: All Issues
Current Contests/Publications
Index of Features & Reprints: all issues
Issues Archive


Cover and Banner Photo: Carol Raisfeld

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