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Spring 2008, vol 6 no 1


Adelaide B. Shaw


November gray –
a bare bones view
of the woods
  a white birch –
the bare silhouette
against the barn
two dragonflies
skimming over the pond –
frog on a rock
  low morning fog –
in the distance the grumble
of a tractor
winter storm –
heating the chicken soup
for a second time

Adelaide B. Shaw Adelaide B. Shaw writes haiku, tanka and haibun, as well as short stories. Her work has appeared in a number of journals. She lives with her husband of 46 years in a small town in upstate New York.