the city rain
down the sooted windowpane

—Georgia Kornbluth

About the author: Georgia Kornbluth, poet and painter, began flirting with haiku in the 1990s. The flirtation blossomed into a full-blown romance in the spring of 2003. Her works have been published in The Aurorean, Modern Haiku, Women Artists News, and other publications, and online at,, and E-mail georgia_k at verizon dot net.

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