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Summer 2008, vol 6 no 2


Here and Now
Roger Jones


dragonfly flexing
on a reed
you put down your pen

A hole opens in the day and lets you inside. A quiet moment in late evening: sunset over the rice fields, pines withdrawing into long shadows . . .


Roger Jones Roger Jones teaches creative writing at Texas State University. His tanka, haiku and haibun have appeared recently or are scheduled to appear soon in Frogpond, Stylus Poetry Journal, American Tanka, Modern Haiku, Heron's Nest, Sierra Nevada College Review and Simply Haiku.