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Autumn 2008, vol 6 no 3


Laryalee Fraser


the sun's slant
through the skylight --
spring equinox
  ant hill...
all these words searching
for a voice
summer contrails --
the distance
to the rainbow
  the ruffled blade
of a backhoe...
cherry blossoms
pressed violets
in grandma's diary...
winter chill

poet Laryalee Fraser is a retired reporter/photographer, enjoying small-town life in British Columbia, Canada. She spends time with gardening, photography, writing, and visiting her grandchildren.

Lary's work has been in several online publications, and she has compiled an online anthology of haiku entitled "a procession of ripples":