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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 7, Number 4, December 2013


Mike Montreuil
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

So Far Away

That is what you’ve become. A distant star dimming every moment I look up and imagine what could have been.

morning light
the fog
of a November day

Author’s Note: The prose in this piece has been constructed with 31 syllables or less, the same syllable count for a tanka poem. For this reason, those practicing this style created by Larry Kimmel, in 1997, (prose 31 of fewer syllables + haiku) have labeled their work “tanbun.”



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