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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 8, Number 2, June 2014


Harriot West
Eugene, Oregon, USA


We promised to keep in touch and for a while we did. Email blasts: can-you-believe-this video, you-have-to-read-this article. We even met for lunch. One sunny day. One rainy day. Then there were emails trying to organize drinks or coffee but Jean’s kids were in town or Dale was in Portland, and the what’s-up emails turned to PETA petitions, links to mashups and then nothing until the one that said did you hear about Mike and there was a flurry of oh no, if only, we should have, are you going on Friday?

memorial service
for a moment I wonder
what to wear

Note: haiku first published in Frogpond 31:1



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