XXIII:3October, 2008

A Journal for Linking Poets  



HEART OF THE DERVISH by Steffen Horstmann

THE SEA by Steffen Horstmann

GOD by Daniel W.K. Lee

HOME by Daniel W.K. Lee

THE NIGHT by Daniel W.K. Lee

AND HONEY by Gillena Cox


GOING WRONG by Ruth Holzer

Graphic by Sheila E. Murphy



RETREAT TO THE BEGINNING by norla m. antinoro

ONCE AGAIN WE FLY by norla m. antinoro

RAINFOREST by norla m. antinoro

BARN YARD by Don  Miller

UNTITLED by Michael Helsem

THE CITY NIGHT by Roger Jones

SPACE by Roger Jones

PINNED by Diana Webb

AFTER VAN GOGH by Diana Webb

VINCENT'S SUN by Alegria Imperial

Graphic by Sheila E. Murphy


PSYKUS by Jim Babwe

TO WILL ONE THING by Ruth Holzer


RUST-BUCKET by Christopher Barnes

AFTER KWAIDAN by Carl Brennan

TROVE by Alegria Imperial

ROUTE by Alegria Imperial

MELANCHOLIA by Alegria Imperial

HAIKU FROM IRAN by Massih Talebian

SATURDAY’S MALL by Francis Masat


MOON by R.K.Singh

Graphic by Sheila E. Murphy


Gerd Boerner, Elizabeth Howard, Peter Janssen, Artur Lewandowski,Giselle Maya, June Moreau, CW Hawes, Alegria Imperial, ayaz daryl nielsen, Rebecca S.


MESSAGES FROM MARS with Bob Grumman, Jane Reichhold &
Werner Reichhold

BRING EXPANSION by Jane Reichhold & Werner Reichhold

IN A WHISPER by hortensia anderson & suhni bell

DREAM OF A STRANGER by suhni bell & hortensia Anderson

Sunrise in August by CW Hawes & Raihana Dewji

FROM A DUSTY ATTIC by Sasha Deo, Diana Webb & William Ball

PERFUMED ENVELOPE by Carlos Colón & Alexis K. Rotella

SUDDEN FLIGHT by Patricia Prime & Catherine Mair


Householders: The Reizei Family in Japanese History. Steven D. Carter. Harvard University Press in Cambridge MA and London: 2007. Hardcover, 515 pages, ISBN:-13:978-0-674-01453-3. $55.
Reviewed by Jane Reichhold

a wattle seedpod: haiku by Lorin Ford. Tenerife: Post Pressed, 2008. Perfect bound with full color glossy cover, 5.5 x 5.5 inches, 32 pages, ISBN: 978-1921214-34-9. Cover designed by Ron Moss.
Reviewed by Jane Reichhold

Empty Garden by Beverley George. Pearl Beach, NSW, Australia: Yellow Moon, 2006. ISBN:            0-9578831-6-1. Perfect Bound, 4 x 7 inches, 42 pp. $18 US, $19 AU.
Reviewed by Jeffrey Woodward

Basho: The Complete Haiku. Translated with an introduction by Jane Reichhold. Tokyo: Kodansha International, 2008. ISBN: 978-4-7700-3063-4. Casebound, 6 x 9 inches, 432 pp. $24.95 US.
Reviewed by
Bill Kenney and C.W. Hawes

Inca un pas – One more step: Haiku Vol. V. Stefan G. Theodoru. Bucuresti: S.C. Amurg Sentimental, 2008. Perfect bound, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 158. Haiku in Romanian and English.
Reviewed by Jane Reichhold

Cicada Forest by Mariko Kitakubo. Translated by Amelia Fielden. Published by Kadokawa Gakugei Shuppan Ltd. 5-25-5 Hongo Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 Japan. Price of book $15.
Reviewed by Giselle Maya

Quartet: a string of haibun in four voices by Jeffrey Harpeng, Patricia Prime, Diana Webb and Jeffrey Woodward. Teneriffe, Queensland, Australia: Post Pressed, 2008. ISBN: 978-1-921214-29-5. Saddle-stiched, 5 ½” x 8”, 24 pp, $7.00 AUD.
Reviewed by Joanna Preston

The Taste of Nashi: New Zealand Haiku. Edited by Nora Borrell and Katherine P. Butterworth. Wellington, NZ: Windrift, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-473-13300-9. Perfect Bound, 5 x 8 inches, 128 pp., $25 NZ.
Reviewed by Jeffrey Woodward

Umbre in Lumina – Shades in Light. Anthology of Haibun. Editors: Magdalena Dale, Ana Ruse and Laura Vaceanu. Constanta, Romania: Editura Boldas, 2007. Perfect bound 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 96 pages, ISBN: 978-973-88626-4-7. Haibun in Romanian and English.
Reviewed by Jane Reichhold

The Pursuit of Harmony: Poetry and Power in Early Heian Japan by Gustav Heldt http://www. deallc/news.html Reviewed by Gabi Greeve 


Jim Babwe, Curtis Dunlap, Alegria Imperial, John Martone, MK, Geert Verbeke, anna rugis, Linda Papanicolaou, John Barlow, Dr Shaleen Kumar Singh, James & Patricia Hackett, Leonard Oprea, an'ya, Simply Haiku, Three Lights Gallery, Jeanne Emrich, Ray Rasmussen, Linda Papanicolaou and the staff of Haigaonline: Mary, Hiromi, Shisen, Choshi and Jasminka; Carole MacRury, Christopher Harold, John Daleiden, Gino Peregrini, Saša Važić,






We welcome a new editor

Allison Millcock

who will be handling
the haiga submissions for

 Haiga Submission Guidelines
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Response Time:
Submissions will be acknowledged on receipt. If you don’t receive a response within two weeks, please send a note of inquiry. A decision to publish or not publish will be made within two weeks of submissions closing. The closing date for the February 2009 issue is January 1.

What to Submit:
All haiku and tanka related art forms will be considered –photo, digital art, manipulated photo, painting, sketch etc. Artwork or photography must be your own or that of someone who has loaned the work to you. In the case of collaborations, please indicate who has created the artwork or photo and who has written the haiku or tanka.

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Please use jpeg with a resolution of 72 dpi.  Width should be 800 pixels or less, and height should be 800 pixels or less. The larger dimension should not be less than 600 pixels.

Email Allison Millcock:
Create a Subject Line that reads: LYNX Submission, Your Name
Attach or Insert your haiga directly into the body of the email.


AHA Books Online announces the newest book!

A Film of Words

by Jane Reichhold
Werner Reichhold


Back issues of Lynx:

XV:2 June, 2000
XV:3 October, 2000
XVI:1 Feb. 2001
XVI:2 June, 2001
XVI:3 October, 2001  
XVII:1 February, 2002
XVII:2 June, 2002
XVII:3 October, 2002
XVIII:1 February, 2003
XVIII:2 June, 2003
XVIII:3, October, 2003
XIX:1 February, 2004
XIX:2 June, 2004

XIX:3 October, 2004

XX:1,February, 2005

XX:2 June, 2005
XX:3 October, 2005
XXI:1February, 2006 
XXI:2, June, 2006

XXI:3,October, 2006

XXII:1 January, 2007
XXII:2 June, 2007
XXII:3 October, 2007

XXIII:1 January, 2008
XXIII:2 June, 2008


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