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Autumn 2008, vol 6 no 3


Adelaide B. Shaw


house for sale —
dried leaves scatter
this way and that
  coffee on the porch—
in the heart of a lily
a yellow jacket
munching red grapes
this November morning—
a crunch in my step
  Sunday ramble
along a country road
wild turkeys
hospital room—
the lightness of falling snow
at dusk

Adelaide Shaw Adelaide B. Shaw writes haiku, tanka and haibun, as well as short stories. Her work has appeared in a number of journals, both in print and online, in the US and abroad. She and her husband live in a small town in upstate New York. Her book of haiku, An Unknown Road, is available at