Flash in the Pan

A Quarterly Posting at Tiny Lights

Special Requests: A Haibun

by Lynn Edge

"Lift me up."

My beloved Becca delivers this message with her entire body, cloudy eyes locked onto mine, her stumpy tail wagging--its motion flowing through her, but not as easily as it once did. We both know picking her up may give her pain, but I gently lift and place her beside me.

winter sunlight
the conversion of her pills
into flavored liquid

Lynn Edge lives on the Texas Gulf Coast. Her haibun have been published in the print journals of "Modern Haiku," "Frogpond," and "Bottle Rockets." In adddition, she has haibun in "Contemporary Haibun Online," "Haibun Today," and other ezines.

Twenty-ninth Flash

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Cut Short by Maggie Manning
Closet by Judith Fisher
Kites by Barbarann Ayars
A Gate And A Lie by Cathy Bell
Spring In Alta California by Gareth Sadler
A Sighting by Kathleen Fortin
A Spin Or Two by Florence Anrud
The Thing About Autism by Kyra Anderson
The Sounds Of Spring by Wayne Scheer
Things That May Happen With Teeth by Zac Locke
Summer Thunderstorm by Sally Tilbury

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