A Journal for Linking Poets 



XVII:2  June, 2002



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Don't forget-
the deadline for the TANKA SPLENDOR  Contest is

September 30! 



SYMBIOTIC POETRY : HAPPINESS BUDS AGAIN by David Bachelor & Cindy Guentherman; TONIGHT THE SNOW by Marjorie Buettner & hortensia anderson; TRACINGS by Martine Joseph, Shelly L. Hazard, Decia Lazarian & Courtney Johnson; CUPID & THE WOMAN by Ann Jones, Marie DisBrow, Lisa McCool; SNOW PATCHED EARTH by Giselle Maya & Jane Reichhold; LATEST JOKE by marlene mountain & carlos colón; PROBABLY by Marlene Mountain & Francine Porad; A BASKET by Marlene Mountain & Francine Porad; REPEATED STORY by Marlene Mountain & Francine Porad; LOUISIANA SPRING by Carlos Colon & Alexis K. Rotella; COMING HOME BY A DIFFERENT ROAD by Carol Purington & Larry Kimmel; THE LAST DANCE: 3  - RHYMES WITH EEE by Kris Kondo, Marlene Mountain & Francine Porad; GENRE: AN ONGOING PROCESS OF INTEGRATION - A Dialogue dialogue by Werner Reichhold & Larry Kimmel

GHAZALS:  WHERE WATER BEGINS by Khizra Aslam; LAYERS by Khizra Aslam; NIMBUS by Khizra Aslam; SUGAR by Gene Doty; GAME GHAZAL by Ruth Holzer

HAIBUN: FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2002: POLICE REPORT by Debra Woolard Bender; THE MOON THAT BELIES ITS NAME   by Debra Woolard Bender; THE DREAM OF A SWIMMER by Marjorie A Buettner; SARCOPHAGUS by Gary LeBel; BREAKFAST AT CE CE'S CAFE by Larry Kimmel; ON THE LITTLE FLAT by Melissa Montimurro; PINA BAUSCH -A Portrait of the Choreographer by Werner Reichhold; COMPETENCY by Linda Jeannette Ward 

SEDOKA: by hortensia anderson; Giovanni Malito; Proud Father by Giovanni Malito

SIJOUNTITLED SIJO by Debra Woolard Bender; UNTITLED SIJO byDebra Woolard Bender; KROGER by Gino Peregrini

TANKA: Pamela A. Babusci; LOVE TANKA by Debra Woolard Bender;  Marjorie Buettner;  Owen Bullock; Tom Clausen; NARA IN THE WIND AND WATER Nara Jidai - period: to AD 794 by Jamie Edgecombe; BEDROOM WHISPERS by Jamie Edgecombe;   Liz Fenn; NEVER ENDING SONG by W. Flohr;  MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING by Mrinalini Gadkari; Jack Galmitz;    Sanford Goldstein; ENDURANCE by
Ruth Holzer; MOMENTS OF MEDITATION by Elizabeth Howard; NEW SKY by Courtney Johnson;  Jean Jorgensen; THREE  SPRING TANKA by Kirsty Karkow
; WHATEVER MY SINS by Larry Kimmel;  Giovanni Malito; GARDEN OF ROCKS by Thelma Mariano; Keith McMahen;  Melissa Montimurro; June Moreau; Sheila Murphy; David Rice; Tim W. Younce

WITHOUT CLASSIFICATION: June Moreau; Sheila Murphy

On Tsukuba Peak
by Hatsue Kawamura. Translated by Amelia Fielden; Memories of A Woman by Harue Aoki; Tongue by Margaret S. Burns; Tangled Hair #3. Edited by John Barlow;   mother nature’s heat / a desert snake by Marlene Mountain and Jean Jorgensen; 
zen poems edited by Manu Bazzano; Tsuru by Yoshiko Yoshino. Translated by Lee Gurga and Emiko Miyashita. 

LETTERS: Khizra Aslam, Owen Bullock, Jamie Edgecombe, Larry Kimmel, Cindy Guentherman, Keith McMahen, Werner Reichhold  

PARTICIPATION RENGA by AB - Alice Benedict; CC - Carlos Colón; CF - Vikki Maldonado; cg  - Cindy Guntherman; CSK - Carol Stroh Kemp; dht - Doris H. Thurston; 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; 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; WR - Werner Reichhold; YH - Yvonne Hardenbrook; ZP - Zane Parks.

This issue of Lynx
is lovingly dedicated to the memory of

 Keiko Imaoka



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