A Scifaiku Tanka

by

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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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.

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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.