Abyss & Apex : First Quarter 2006

a Mars cycle

untitled scifaiku

 

by Deborah P. Kolodji

 

purple confetti
our jacaranda tree
doesn’t do well on Mars

 

being human
on a planet of threesomes
no shower cold enough

 

alien stepchild
the empty sleep birth
of a spacer’s wife

 

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Deborah P Kolodji is a native Californian whose work has appeared in Modern Haiku, Acorn, Frogpond, Strange Horizons, Scifaikuest, Star*Line,  and many other places. Her first haiku collection, Seaside Moon, is a winner of the Virgil Hutton Haiku Memorial Award Chapbook contest. (http://www.geocities.com/sakipress) 

 

Copyrighted by the author unless otherwise noted.

 

Art Director: Bonnie Brunish

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