John J. Dunphy

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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My Work in the September 2022 issue of brass bell: a haiku journal

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John J. Dunphy

The theme of the issue was “homeplace.” The first line identified our hometown and the rest of the poem would convey an experience at that location.

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 August 2022 issue of Stardust 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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A Scifaiku Tanka

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John J. Dunphy

(published in Scifaikuest, August 2022 issue)

deathbed

on either side of me

holding my hands

the son and daughter

I never had

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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Just Published in Issue 47 of bottle rockets: a collection of short verse

A Haiku by John J. Dunphy

outdoor craft festival

sea breeze advertises

the wind chimes vendor

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

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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.