My work in the summer 2022 issue of Akitsu Quarterly, A Haiku Journal

by

John J. Dunphy

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Palm Sunday

a beggar at the church entrance

opens his hand

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soup kitchen

each diner given

a dyed egg

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the universe now smaller

I’ve lost

6 pounds

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

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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.