Monday, January 11, 2016

Haiku by A.J. Huffman

Time's Square -- New Year's Eve
Ball lights the sky, electric
Countdown commences.

Lady Liberty,
stoic beacon of promise,
symbol of welcome.

Pigeons gather crumbs
along Central Park pathways.
Avian trash cans.

A hole in the world
opened on 9/11.
Death, still remembered.

A.J. Huffman has published twelve solo chapbooks and one joint chapbook through various small presses.  Her new poetry collections, Another Blood Jet (Eldritch Press), A Few Bullets Short of Home (mgv2>publishing), Butchery of the Innocent (Scars Publications), Degeneration (Pink Girl Ink) and A Bizarre Burning of Bees (Transcendent Zero Press) are now available from their respective publishers and  She is a four-time Pushcart Prize nominee, a two-time Best of Net nominee, and has published over 2400 poems in various national and international journals, including Labletter, The James Dickey Review, Bone Orchard, EgoPHobia, and Kritya.  She is also the founding editor of Kind of a Hurricane Press.

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