Two Haiku and a Tanka

by

John J. Dunphy

0347

his lucky lottery number

the time of his father’s death

-248

I show my wife

our checking account balance

  • both published in brass bell 10/21

strip club parking lot

seated on

the hood of her car

a dancer smokes pot

while watching sunrise

— published in hedgerow, issue 135

John J. Dunphy’s collected works of poetry include Touching Each Tree, Zen Koanhead, Old Soldiers Fading Away, pagan rites, Stellar Possibilities and Dark Nebulae.

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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

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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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