Category Archives: prose

Haibun by Janice Doppler

Three Treasures I wander a two-acre Japanese garden.  Raked gravel paths suggest the flow of water.  Pocket gardens focus on a single plant, sculpture, or boulder.  Purple, mauve, pink, and white azaleas in diverse stages of bloom.  A bee with … Continue reading

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Prose Poem for The Holiday

The War News Dateline: Chicago 1944 Our flat over the tavern wasn’t large. As a four year old I slept on a day bed in the dining room. On the adjacent wall stood our Zenith floor model radio in its … Continue reading

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Haibun by Marilyn Fleming

To My Grandson If one dull summer day you should find yourself in a melancholy mood, go for a walk through the meadow until you spot a green flat blade of tall grass with a sharp edge, and place it taut … Continue reading

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Haibun by Ignatius Fay

Food for Thought My two young daughters and I are at the grocery checkout. Ahead is a homeless woman of indeterminate age, a fixture in the neighborhood for years. Stooped, hair in disarray, teeth in need of more than a … Continue reading

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Holiday Special: A Rhyming Haibun Book

If you really enjoy getting into the Christmas spirit, Susan Beth Furst’s book, Electric Pink A Christmas Haibun, just released for the holiday, is a sheer delight! Furst, a prolific Virginia author and poet, has written a rhyming haibun (prose … Continue reading

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