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Winter 2007, vol 5 no 4


Jianqing Zheng


frozen moon
on top of the mountain
her face looks pale
  dark night
snow piling up
on the sill
heading home—
two carps dangling
on a fishing pole
  spring outing
an old woman napping
on a giant Buddha's toe
autumn night
the skunk's odor lingers
all the way to town

Jianqing Zheng Jianqing Zheng is author of The Landscape of Mind and recipient of the 2004 Literary Arts Fellowship in Poetry from the Mississippi Arts Commission. His haiku and haiku sequences have appeared in Black Bear Review, California Quarterly, Dasoku, Frogpond, Haiku Moment, Haiku Novine, Haiku Reality, Hummingbird, Letni Cas, Modern Haiku, Parnassus Literary Journal, Piedmont Literary Review, Poetry East, Poetry Midwest, Potpourri, Red River Review, Still, The Hurricane Review, and The Kerf.