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Whiptail Journal/ April 1-14, 2022 Submissions. 
kindness ripples and rips through- kindness rips and ripples through
hitch a ride matching a clarion call.  Matching a clarion call hitch a ride
death’s grim triumph of the fallen thirteen. The fallen thirteen, death’s grim triumph. 
a snake is not what I seek, obviously. What I seek, obviously is not a snake. 
Behind the doorway trailing intentions -Trailing intentions behind the doorway.

January 2022 – The Bird Issue!

1. On gradient winds, Eagles hitch a ride, matching a clarion call.

2. A trim crimson comb proud strut, surefooted, perched high, Calls to wake the world

3. Cold, still, frosty white frozen creeks, icicles drip. Cardinals swoop mid-stream.

4. January sky, a pair of fair-weather crows fly its clear blue sheer.

5. Twitters, humming beats, dashing fliers zip around, swiftest wings, unfurled.

Whiptail Journal
Submissions will be accepted
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January 1-14: Themed (Birds)
April 1-14: Unthemed
July 1-14: Themed (Personal Transitions, e.g. physical, emotional, spiritual, healing)
October 1-14: Unthemed

Poems will be published on the Whiptail website the following month.
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Wales Haiku Journal

Spring issue published in April (submission window: 1 February – 31 March)

SUBMISSIONS:
Spring issue published in April (submission window: 1 February - 31 March)

1. On gradient winds,
matching a clarion call
Eagles hitch a ride.          
(The howls of March winds)

2. A trim crimson comb
proud strut, surefooted, perched high,
calls to wake the world

3. Twitters, humming beats,
dashing fliers zip around,
swiftest wings, unfurled.           (Hummingbird migration)

4. Romantic at heart
curious, clever
nature's lake builders

habitat framers
charming artisan
Busy Beavers 

5. Rudbeckia titters
Roots stretching in fertile earth
Butterfly frolics.

6. Gramps whispers,
secrets barely reach my ears.
Tranquil woods, I hear.

7. A nibble, a tug-
feel the line, ignore the bug.
Wait, now jerk the hook.
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSIONS:
We publish 4 issues a year, with the following submission deadlines for haiku:

Spring issue published in April (submission window: 1 February - 31 March)

Summer issue published July (submission deadline: 1 May - 30 June)

Autumn issue published in October (submission deadline: 1 August - 30 September)

Winter issue published in January (submission deadline: 1 November - 31 December) 

Submitted work should follow these guidelines:

Please send your work to: waleshaikujournal@gmail.com

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