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Scryptic Magazine 2.2

#Haikai Happenings #7: Tia Haynes’ #haikai appears in Scryptic!

Adalia Haiku

half moon
we discuss
my deficiencies


night vigil
her pulse monitor
the only star


blank wall
memorizing
every crack


Nothing is Free

“Be Happy” admonishes the bumper sticker in front of me. I try. Hell as my witness, I try.

dinner party
unzipping
my pill case


Echoes

This is the last time I will hear my mother’s violin. Sold off to pay for medical bills, at least the family that has it now will play it.

end of the line
no more obligations
to cling to


yielding*

a slip of the tongue

there was much
i didn’t know

but all bets are off
when it comes
to a honeymoon

          crimson lace
          no books
          to help me now


*this haibun involves using a cherita as the prose


Scryptic Magazine 2.2

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