Friday, June 26, 2015

Haiku from April Salzano

and then there were ten
five for you and five for them
don't choose too quickly

Weekend at Dad's house.
Deodorant, retainer,
left at home on sink.

Reverse Cowgirl

backwards and bent wrong
but you have the perfect view
forget who I am

April Salzano teaches college writing in Pennsylvania where she lives with her husband and two sons.  She is currently working on a memoir on raising a child with autism and several collections of poetry.  Her work has been twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in journals such as Convergence, Ascent Aspirations, The Camel Saloon, Centrifugal Eye, DeadSnakes, Visceral Uterus, Salome, Poetry Quarterly, Writing Tomorrow and Rattle.  Her first chapbook, The Girl of My Dreams, is forthcoming in spring, 2015 from Dancing Girl Press.  The author serves as co-editor of Kind of a Hurricane Press (

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Haiku by Emily Jo Scalzo

warm enough for rain
the earthworms on the pavement
despite two feet of snow

Emily Jo Scalzo has an MFA in Fiction from California State University, Fresno.  She currently resides in Muncie, Indiana, and is an assistant professor at Ball State University.  Her work has been published in Mobius:  The Journal of Social Change, The Mindful Word, Ms. Fit Magazine, and The Blue Collar Review.