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Summer 2006, vol 4 no 2


Moira Clark


lingering snow -
winter hunched
on my windowsill
  under summer stars -
a glass in my hand
holding the moon
sudden downpour -
my daughter's paper hat
streaming down her cheeks
  summer rain -
snails' cursive trails
there, not there
autumn equinox -
even the windmill
can't catch the wind

poet Moira Clark is fifty something and has been a prize-winner in the Kumamoto International Kusamakura competition four times. She has had haiku published in Japan and in Presence.