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Contents Page: March 2007, vol 3 no 1

Selections for contemporary haibun, an annual anthology from Red Moon Press

Francis W Alexander, Frederick Ace
Hortensia Anderson, Blossoms
.Mauri Askell, Untitled
Collin Barber, Self Service
.Robert William Castagna, Cafe
.Martin Gottlieb Cohen, My Journey with a Mouse
.Sharon Trevelyan Dean, An Evening Meditation
.Sharon Trevelyan Dean, In a Pickle
Sharon Trevelyan Dean, Here Be Dragons
Jamie Edgecombe, Music of Decline
Laryalee Fraser, Petals
.Jerry Gill, Snowflakes
.Charles Hansmann, Push
.Charles Hansmann, Recycling Center
Charles Hansmann, Sun Fish
Jeff Harpeng, Birdlings Flats
Robert Hecht, Blackened Walls
.Mark Hollingsworth, A Jolt
.Mark Hollingsworth, Crucifix
.Colette Jonopulos, Searching for Wendell Berry
Colette Jonopulos, Inside the Bakery
Doreen King, One Night
.Marcus Larsson, Stones
.Rona Laycock, Buddhas of Bamiyan
.Gary Lebel, Axle
.Mary Mageau, The Dinner
.Dustan Neal, Winter Sleet
.Origa, Minute of Silence
.Origa, Mother's Day
Origa, Belated
Origa, The Cup
.Linda Papanicolaou, Staff Development Day
.Louis Pare, Old is New
.Zane Parks, Visiting Family in West Virginia
Joanna Preston, Lijssenthoek
Joanna Preston, Singa Pura
Patricia Prime, Barber Shop
.Kala Ramesh, A Widow by the Window
.Ray Rasmussen, Birch Lake
Ray Rasmussen, Return Visit
.Adelaide B. Shaw, Coffee–Black
Adelaide B. Shaw, Unfocused
.Bamboo Shoot, Journey
.John Stone, That Old Guitar
.Richard Straw, Festival of Lights
.Richard Straw, Lots and Chattels
.Richard Straw, Perennials
Richard Straw, Stone by Stone
Richard Straw, Waymarks
.Barbara A. Taylor, Five Acres Keeps Me Happy
Petar Tchouhov, The Light Bulb
.Carolyn Thomas, Spring Moon
.Diana Webb, Ancient Aunties

Haibun by the Editors

Ken Jones: Marsh's Pool
Jim Kacian: Nothing Like
Bruce Ross: Edward Hopper

Book Releases & Announcements:

New Release: Ken Jones' book "The Parsley Bed," a collection of 35 haibun and 75 haiku, is now available. He would prefer readers to order direct from him if possible, please. Send 18$US, 21$Canadian, or 15 EUR in currency notes only, or £7.25 in a sterling cheque drawn on a UK bank & made to K. Jones , to: Troedrhiwsebon, Cwmrheidol, Aberystwyth, Wales, SY23 3NB, UK. The less favoured alternative is to order through the Welsh Books Council website.
New Release: A collection of haiku and haibun by Bruce Ross, “summer drizzles . . . haiku and haibun” (1 haiga, 49 haiku, 18 haibun) is available now from the author at: Bruce Ross, PMB 127,  11 Bangor Mall Blvd, Ste D, Bangor, ME 04401, USA for $15 US or postal money order equivalent, postage included.
Haibun Writers Online Working Group. Members of this group actively submit and provide detailed critiques of other members' haibun compositions. If interested in joining, please send one example of your work to Ray Rasmussen.

Editors' Thought Pieces

Ken Jones' Corner #1
Ken Jones' Corner #2
Ken Jones' Corner #3
Ken Jones' Corner #4
Evaluating Haibun: Our editors evaluate & suggest revisions to a haibun

contemporary haibun online is a quarterly journal appearing in March, June, September and December of each year. We are pleased to offer our readers quality haibun style writing and to encourage both the writing and reading of contemporary haibun. Submissions are welcome at any time.

Content Editors Ken Jones, Jim Kacian and Bruce Ross review submissions independently and then collaborate to accept submissions for two categories: I. contemporary haibun, an annual anthology from Red Moon Press and, II. contemporary haibun online.

Copyright: All contents are the property of the contributors and contemporary haibun online. Contributors are free to publish elsewhere so long as cho is cited as the first place of publication. No content may be published or distributed elsewhere in any form or in any way without permission of the contributors. cho is associated with the print journal contemporary haibun which is published annually and which can be ordered through the Red Moon Press. cho retains the right to republish the contents in the print annual publication: contemporary haibun. The haibun in the Selections for contemporary haibun section will be published in the next print issue of contemporary haibun.

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