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Issue 23: 28 April 2024
Micro-poem: 31 words
Haiku Sequence
By Cynthia Anderson

Out the Window

 
mating season 
a tarantula 
crosses the road 

unrequited 
the come-hither call 
of a house sparrow 

fallen branches 
the mule deer’s 
vanishing act 

sleep goes 
out the window 
supermoon 

Cynthia Anderson
Issue 23 (April 2024)

A California resident for more than 40 years, Cynthia Anderson is the author of 13 poetry collections, most recently The Far Mountain (The Wise Owl Publications, 2024), Arrival (Sheila-Na-Gig Editions, 2023), and Full Circle (Cholla Needles Press, 2022). Her poems appear frequently in journals and anthologies, and her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. Cynthia is co-editor of the anthology A Bird Black As the Sun: California Poets on Crows & Ravens (Green Poet Press).

Author’s website: www.cynthiaandersonpoet.com

 
 
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