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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 9, Number 1, March 2015


Ray Rasmussen
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Evening Epidemic

Both muses are active tonight, the new kitten imposed on me by my daughter, and the woman imposed by my heart.

Even now the little pest is mewing, mewing, mewing for something, is dancing across my keyboard . . .

Even now the big pest is away, is dancing through my mind to Cole Porter's music . . .

every time
we say goodbye—
I wonder why a little

kitten ku—
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Author's Notes:
Haiku 1 uses Cole Porter's lyrics from "Every Time We Say Goodbye."
Haiku 2, lines 2/3 were typed by the kitten.
Listening link: Tony Bennett singing Cole Porter's "Every Time We Say Goodbye"



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