XXI:2 June, 2006
A Journal for Linking Poets
Reminder that the Seventeenth Annual Tanka Splendor Contest
is now open for your entries. Here are the Tanka Splendor Contest Rules. This is the oldest English-Language tanka contest and the only one in which the participants judge each other's work.
I ALWAYS HAVE THREE EYES by Gene Doty
SHE IS WEEPING by Gene Doty
TO LOVE YOUNGER by Melanie Faith
THE COMING by C W Hawes
SIDEWALK by Royce Icon
UNOBTRUSIVE PERMISSIBLE by Werner Reichhold
WAITING by Elizabeth Howard
HOLIDAY by Royce Icon
MY FIRST EX-WIFE'S BEST FRIEND by Zane Parks
HAUNTING REFRAIN by Robin M Buehler
FOUR TANKA by Rod Burns
FOR TERESA JAMES by Gerard J. Conforti
VISIONS by John Daleiden
YOGA 101 by Janet Lynn Davis
SLOW SPRING WATER by Melissa Dixon
A FADING SHADOW by Gene Doty
ONE-LINE HAIKU by tombo (Lorraine Ellis Harr)
ACROSS AZURE SEAS by Elizabeth Howard
ONE-SIDED LOVE by Mrinalini Gadkari
HOW STONE IS MADE by Denis M. Garrison
CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD by Ruth Holzer
WOODPECKER by H. Gene Murtha
SPRING HAIKU by Ashley Rodman
COOLING THE OX by Anna Rugis
BLOOD HYMNODY by John W. Sexton
SINGLE POEMS by
ELECTION DAY by Carlos Colón & Alexis K. Rotella
COMING HOME by Laryalee Fraser & Linda Papanicolaou
HELLO? by Denis M. Garrison, Carol Raisfeld & John Daleiden
BLUE SMOKE by Larry Kimmel & Sheila Windsor
OFF AND ON by Zane Parks & Gino Peregrini
FALLING STAR by
Dick Pettit &
GRAVITY by John W. Sexton, Carmen Sterba, Thomas Fortenberry, Nancy Stewart Smith, Gary Blankenship, Moira Richards, & Jennie Townsend
TEEN STORY by Catherine Mair & Patricia Prime
CARTWHEELS by Patricia Prime & Catherine Mair
PROPERTY LIST by Patricia Prime & Catherine Mair
EDDY by Patricia Prime & Catherine Mair
John W Sexton,
ZELKOVA WOOD by Carmen Sterba, Jennie Townsend, Nancy Stuart Smith, Thomas Fortenberry, John W Sexton, Gary Blankenship, & Moira Richards
ONE POEM FOR SISTER SARAH by Pamela Raintree, W. Macaulay Johnson, Laura Flett, Carlos Colón, Jane Curry, Jim McLain, & Jennifer Jackson
THE MATH BETWEEN by John W. Sexton & Moira Richards
UPRIGHT STONES by Jane Reichhold, Zane Parks, Norman Darlington, Moira Richards, CW Hawes, H. Gene Murtha, Lorin Ford, & Kathy Earsman
TAN RENGA by CW Hawes & Lorin Ford
GRAPHICS by Sheila Windsor
Denis M. Garrison
John W. Sexton
HAIKU AND PLACE by Don Ammons
A Poet's Profile of Lorraine Ellis Harr
Still Swimming by Amelia Fielden. Ginninderra Press: 2006. Perfect bound, color cover, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 84 pages, ISBN:1-74027-325-7, US$20 (including airmail postage). Order from A. Fielden, 20A Elouera Ave., Buff Point NSW 2262, Australia.
Rustle of Bamboo Leaves: selected haiku and other poems by Victor P. Gendrano. Lulu Enterprises, Inc. Perfect bound, glossy trade cover, 6 x 9 inches, 228 pages, Tagalog and English.
PEACE: haiku, tanka, renga edited by Giselle Maya. Works by an’ya, Ion Codrescu, Christopher Harold, Kirsty Karkow, Mari Konno, Elizabeth Searle Lamb, Angela Leuck, Giselle Maya, June Moreau, Pamela Miller Ness, and Jane Reichhold. Illustrated by Yasuo Mizui and Louis Fulconis. Heavy hand-made paper, hand-tied with linen thread, cover, 6.25 by 10 inches, 36 pages. $18, plus $5.20 airmail postage. Giselle Maya, Koyama Press, 84750 Saint Martin de Castillon, France. Email.
& Y NOT: Haibun by Stanley Pelter. Perfect bound, full color cover, 6 x 9 inches, 146 pages, illustrated. Contact the author at Maple House, 5 School Lane, Claypole, Newark NG23 5BQ, United Kingdom
Encounters in This Penny World by Sanford Goldstein. Inkling Press:2005. Edited by E.D. Blodgett. Perfect bound, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 88 pages, ISBN:0-9737674-0-5. Inkling Press, P.O. Box 52014, Edmonton, AB T6G 2T5, Canada
Haiku Guide to the Inside Passage by Sally Stiles. Peacoat Press:2006 . Perfect bound, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, 114 pages, color cover and color photographs throughout, ISBN:1-59872-305-7, $19.95.
Under the Roan Cliffs - A Collection of Renga, 1994 -2001 by Lorraine E. Harr and Brad Wolthers. Mountains and Rivers Press:2005. Saddle-stapled, 8.5 x 5.5, 52 pages, with computer enhanced photographs by Brad Wolthers. Contact Mountains and Rivers Press, 815 E. 28th Ave., Eugene, OR 97405.
THE LIGHT INSIDE ME WILD - Marjorie
TO TASTE THE RAIN -An Examination of White Flower in
by AB - Alice Benedict; CC - Carlos Colón; CF - Vikki Celeste Fannin; cg - Cindy Guntherman; CSK - Carol Stroh Kemp; dht - Doris H. Thurston; DPK -Deborah P. Kolidji, DR - David Rice; DWP - Darrel W. Parry; EF - Eric Folsom; ESJ - Elizabeth St Jacques; FA - Fay Aoyagi, FP - Francine Porad; FPA - Francis (Paul) Attard; GD - Gene Doty; GM - Giselle Maya; GR - George Ralph; GV - Geert Verbeke; JAJ - Jean Jorgensen; JC - Jeanne Cassler; JMB - John M. Bennett; JR - Jane Reichhold; JS - John Sheirer; JSJ - Joyce Sandeen Johnson; KCL - Kenneth C. Leibman; LCG - Larry Gross; LE - Lesley Einer; LJ - Lael Johnson; MHH - Madeline Hoffer; ML - Minna Lerman; MM - Marianne Marks; MWM - Mary Wittry-Mason; N - Nika; NA -Nasira Alma; PC - Penny Crosby; PGC - Pamela Connor; PJS - P.J. Sharpe; PS - Pat Shelley; R - Ronan; RF - Robert Flannery; SCH - Suzette Hains, SD - Simon Doubleday; SMc - Steve McComas; TLG -Terri Lee Grell; TV - Teresa Volz; TW - Tundra (Jim Wilson) Wind; WEG - Elliot Greig; WR - Werner Reichhold; YH - Yvonne Hardenbrook; ZP - Zane Parks.
This issue of LYNX is dedicated to:
Lorraine Ellis Harr - "Tombo"
The woman, poet, publisher, and educator who most influenced early haiku writing in the English language. May her contributions to Japanese genre literature never be forgotten.
Back issues of Lynx:
XV:2 June, 2000
Next Lynx is scheduled for October, 2006.