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    failed haiku  A Journal of English Senryu  Volume 3, Issue 34    mike rehling  ‘Failed’ Editor  www.failedhaiku.com  @SenryuJournal ​on Twitter  Facebook Page 

      cover haiga by ​Mary Ellen Gambutti   

    http://www.failedhaiku.com/ https://twitter.com/senryujournal https://www.facebook.com/FailedHaiku/

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    Cast List  In order of appearance 

    (​all work copyrighted by the authors​)   

    Mary Ellen Gambutti  Irish Dayondon Torres  Agnes Hanying Ong  Eva Limbach  Vandana Parashar  Angela Giordano  Tracy Davidson  Gillena Cox  Brent Goodman  Bill Cooper  Marilyn Ashbaugh  Alexis Rotella  Ashley Capes  Basant Kumar Das  Bryan Rickert  Rachel Sutcliffe  Kelly Sauvage Angel  Radostina Dragostinova  Christine Taylor  Jasminka Predojevic  D.V.Rozic 

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    Irina Guliaeva  Ingrid Baluchi  Chen-ou Liu  Tia Haynes  Chad Lee Robinson  Aljoša Vuković  Louise Hopewell  Srinivasa Rao Sambangi  Hifsa Ashraf  Nancy Shires  Oscar Luparia  Steve Dolphy  Marshall Bood   Julie Warther  Dan Schwerin and ​Julie Warther  Angela Terry and ​Julie Warther  Vishnu P Kapoor  Shreya Narang  Salil Chaturvedi  Gautam Nadkarni  Tomislav Maretić  Pat Geyer  Mark Teaford  Scott Wiggerman  Rehn Kovacic  Shloka Shankar 

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    Natalia Kuznetsova  Tim Murphy  Elmedin Kadric  Jacob Bromberg  Adjei Agyei-Baah  Barbara Tate  Angela Terry  Julie Warther and ​Angela Terry  Dave Read  Bruce England  David J Kelly  Valentina Ranaldi-Adams  Réka Nyitrai  Debbie Strange  David He  Minh-Triêt PHAM  Bernard Gieske  Antonio Mangiameli   Pitt Büerken  Ray Caligiuri  Margaret Walker  Ed Bremson  Yola M. Caecenary  Lynn Edge  Mark Levy  Paula Dawn Lietz 

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    Barbara Kaufmann  Jay Friedenberg  Ben Moeller-Gaa  Cynthia Rowe  Petru J Viljoen  Marie Derley  Karen Downs-Barton  Elizabeth Crocket  John J. Han  Bruce Jewett  Mark Hitri  Roberta Beach Jacobson  Robert Witmer  Peter Jastermsky  Paul Beech  Anna Cates  Kath Abela Wilson  Joanne van Helvoort  m. shane pruett  Mark Gilbert  Tsanka Shishkova  John Hawkhead  Lucia Cardillo  Adrian Bouter  Christina Chin  Madhuri Pillai 

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    Anna Maria Domburg-Sancristoforo  Guliz Mutlu  Ivan Gaćina  Marianne Paul  Richard Grahn  Craig Kittner  Eva Joan   Carol Raisfeld  Agus Maulana Sunjaya  Rashmi Vesa  Nina Kovačić  Bob Whitmire  Nicholas Klacsanzky   Terrie Jacks  Yevgeniya Przhebelskaya  María Luisa Castejón  Mike Gallagher  Garry Eaton  Sondra J. Byrnes  Martha Magenta  Radka Mindova  Lori A Minor  Jill Lange  David Oates  robyn brooks  Claire Vogel Camargo 

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    Stretch marks,  looser melons and pelvis;  she proudly wears them all    I'm a lone flower  in this world full of bouquets;  can't even tell why.      Irish Dayondon Torres     

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      Agnes Hanying Ong 

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    southbound cranes  the new line  in my palm    free hugs  the tiny arms  of my scarecrow    migrating birds he updates his mobile app    white chrysanthemums  father pretends  he's fine    family pow-wow  the rebellious blue  of a thistle flower    autumn crocus  I'm looking for a new rule  to break    being a daughter  there is no escape ...  autumn rain   

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    empty whiskey glass  the silence  of a falling star    hunter's moon  I hide behind  a new emoticon    contemplating the moon who am I       

    Mali West Africa    In the whole country there is only one renal unit. Just a few people  can afford to be treated there, missing money, long distances.  However, they have too many patients and the time for dialysis has to  be shortened. Instead of four hours it often takes only two or three.  And then back home the fallow fields ...    evening twilight  a gull  towards the open sea 

        Eva Limbach  Mare Tranquillitatis   

     

    https://evamaria-limbach2.blogspot.com/

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    refugee camp  even the blankets fail  to warm hearts    recurrent rain  I keep going back  to that stolen kiss    family picnic  taking back grass-scented memories    backless blouse  all the eyes on her  swaying hair   

      Vandana Parashar      

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    internet profiles-  the dense web  of relationships    the first shadows-  inside white clouds  the cranes in flight    small village-  colors at the window  of the new season      Angela Giordano     

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    down to my last dime   I spin the wheel one last time...   two apples, one lime     a toddler screams   in the middle of the store...   I buy more condoms    hall of mirrors   she still thinks she looks fat   in the thin one     on neighbourhood watch   how her curtains always twitch   when my lover leaves       Tracy Davidson       

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          Gillena Cox   

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    soaking  sweet corn in salted water  family reunion    hand-sharpening  each blade of the reel mower  Labor Day Weekend    waiting room  two veterans swap  arthritis battles    life celebration  everyone almost sings  the same hymn    driven again  to my doctor  early winter fog      Brent Goodman       

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    entering Bogalusa the urge to dance    gaslighting  the lobster grows  a fourth claw    moving day  the juice box snug  in a toy truck    ghost orchid  the staggered duet  of gator and owl      Bill Cooper     

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          Marilyn Ashbaugh 

     

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        Alexis Rotella   

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    in a rush –  prying our smiles  from the camera    chasing my nephew  across the yard  big bubbles      Ashley Capes     

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    new dawn  between me and you   thin fog    literature class  she hides her smile  behind metaphor      Basant Kumar Das     

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    skid row   another night   of stars    honeysuckle hill  we climb to the top  of each other     coffee house date  her choice of decaf  says it all    minor leagues  the overhand throw  of an apple core    zen garden  littering it’s waves  the neighbor’s cat      Bryan Rickert 

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    another year  makes no difference  your absence    closing her eyes my last letter unread    memories at midnight the crumbs in my bed    IV line  falling faster  my tears    monkey bars  trying to grasp  grown up      Rachel Sutcliffe     

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    finding refuge  within our dear sangha  fuckin’ mosquitoes      Kelly Sauvage Angel     

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    end of summer  exploring  the Stockholm syndrome      her married life  the legal way  to stay dumb     soap bubbles  the transient lightness of  the childhood   

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        Radostina Dragostinova 

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    we offered  thoughts and prayers. . .  error routine    moonlit stroll  ignoring a pebble  in my shoe    birthday hike along the gorge a rifle’s blast   

     

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          Christine Taylor     

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    at noon  the loud snoring of my son-  holidays      Jasminka Predojevic     

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    a child on the tram:  "Mom, I'm here, among  many butts!"      ​D.V.Rozic     

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    nose-to-nose  looking into each other's  single eye    like father, like son  Big and Little  Dippers    September days  every leaf hears  "leave!"      Irina Guliaeva     

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    my other half --  suddenly aware  how short he is in his socks    three a.m. loo visit  careful steps  in sync with his snoring    fine dining —  minimal food  artfully arranged    cold white light  in the physio room  awaiting pain      Ingrid Baluchi     

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    blind date  my beer gone flat  this sultry night    pro-life & pro-choice  protesters stand face to face --  my shadow and me    an all-out brawl  between my neighbors ...  their dogs join in    the roar of rain ...  you're just hearing  not listening    divorce talk  even her silences  expected      Chen-ou Liu   

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    bride of Christ  I dress myself  in shame    dirty windows  the “i love you”  still there    fresh in the world  her hands so like  my mother’s    hospital bag  all the reasons  you left behind      Tia Haynes  www.adaliahaiku.com       

    http://www.adaliahaiku.com/

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    smell of sweat  a picture of me hanging  on the punching bag    drive-in movie . . .  the same love scene  in every car    grim  reaper  Walmart  greeter    Halloween dusk--  we draw severed fingers  for door duty    fresh dirt the drag line of a zombie      Chad Lee Robinson     

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    a summer rain-  a forced ab