A Hundred Gourds 3:2 March 2014

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the butterfly clings
to its empty chrysalis …

space Claire Everett - UK
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  roadside chapel
another cabbage butterfly
folds its wings

space Magdalena Banaszkiewicz - Poland
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    how differently
we see the sky
blue morpho

space Angela Terry - USA
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shirtsleeves at last
a mourning cloak butterfly
on the cedar fence

space Nola Obee - Canada
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  haunted house
I hold the door open
for a butterfly

space John McManus - UK
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    empty house
my memories
in every corner

space Pravat Kumar Padhy - India
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boutique hotel –
the herbaceous border
around my breakfast

space David J Kelly - Ireland
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  showing me how to eat artichoke the sheen of his lips

space Sandra Simpson - New Zealand
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space Robert Epstein - USA
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what's in a wink ...
      fireworks the color
      of pink tulips

space Rebecca Drouilhet - USA
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  sleeping bag
the campfire smolders
in her eyes

space Joseph E. McKeon - USA
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    aster and pasque
the heaviness
of dewdrops

space Ayaz Daryl Nielsen - USA
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street gossip –
a diaphanous bug
set its foot on my palm

space Ken Sawitri - Indonesia
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the back-and-forth buzz
of a blowfly

space Jan Dobb - Australia
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    spring equinox:
the depth of the forest
measured in blossoms

space Julie Bloss Kelsey - USA
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