Friday, January 24, 2014

Haiku from your Editor, A.J. Huffman

Fallen leaves dissolve
beneath winter's smothering
kiss.  Seasons' cycle.

Skeletal trees stretch
through morning's fog, desperate
for hint of sun's warmth.

Grey eye of winter
blinks, snowflakes fall at random,
bless the earth like tears.

A.J. Huffman has published seven solo chapbooks and one joint chapbook through various small presses.  She is a Pushcart Prize nominee, and the winner of the 2012 Promise of Light Haiku Contest.  Her poetry, fiction, and haiku have appeared in hundreds of national and international journals, including Labletter, The James Dickey Review, Bone Orchard, EgoPHobia, Kritya, and Offerta Speciale, in which her work appeared in both English and Italian translation.  She is also the founding editor of Kind of a Hurricane Press.

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