John J. Dunphy

My Haibun in the November 2022 issue of Failed Haiku

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John J. Dunphy

John J. Dunphy’s poetry collections include Old Soldiers Fading Away, Zen Koanhead, pagan rites, Touching Each Tree, Stellar Possibilities, Bullet Cluster and Dark Nebulae. He owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL.

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Two Poems From Cold Moon Journal, November 2022

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John J. Dunphy

John J. Dunphy’s poetry collections include Old Soldiers Fading Away, Zen Koanhead, pagan rites, Touching Each Tree, Stellar Possibilities, Bullet Cluster and Dark Nebulae. He owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL.

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A Haiku For Halloween

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John J. Dunphy

John J. Dunphy’s poetry collections include Old Soldiers Fading Away, Zen Koanhead, pagan rites, Touching Each Tree, Stellar Possibilities, Bullet Cluster and Dark Nebulae. He owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL.

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My poem in the Fall 2022 issue of Modern Haiku

resale shop crucifix

Jesus hangs from the cross

by one nail

— John J. Dunphy

John J. Dunphy’s poetry collections include Old Soldiers Fading Away, Zen Koanhead, pagan rites, Touching Each Tree, Stellar Possibilities, Bullet Cluster and Dark Nebulae. He owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL.

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The Dunphy Building, which was once an Underground Railroad station, now houses The Second Reading Book Shop.

The Underground Railroad Station Located at 16 East Broadway in Alton, Illinois

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John J. Dunphy

In this 2017 column for The Telegraph of Alton, Illinois, I wrote that the Dunphy Building became…

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A Poem Published in Cold Moon Journal

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John J. Dunphy

John J. Dunphy’s poetry collections include Touching Each Tree, Zen Koanhead, Old Soldiers Fading Away, pagan rites, Stellar Possibilities, Bullet Cluster and Dark Nebulae. He owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL.

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My work in the October 2022 issue of brass bell: a haiku journal

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John J. Dunphy

John J. Dunphy’s poetry collections include zen koanhead, Old Soldiers Fading Away, Touching Each Tree, pagan rites, Bullet Cluster, Dark Nebulae and Stellar Possibilities. He owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL.

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My work in the September 2022 issue of Fireflies’ Light

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John J. Dunphy

war memorial

man with a guide dog

touches a name

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a blanket of gold

dandelions bloom across

the potter’s field

John J. Dunphy poetry collections include Stella Possibilities, Dark Nebulae, Zen Koanhead, pagan rites, bullet cluster, Old Soldiers Fading and Touching Each Tree. He owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL.

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My Work in the September 2022 issue of Failed Haiku

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John J. Dunphy

John J. Dunphy poetry collections include Stella Possibilities, Dark Nebulae, Zen Koanhead, pagan rites, bullet cluster, Old Soldiers Fading and Touching Each Tree. He owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL.

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John J. Dunphy

John J. Dunphy

John J. Dunphy owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL USA. Google him to learn more about this enigmatic person who is such a gifted writer and poet.