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Gary Busha


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O, humidity
heavy air dripping with sweat
boys cannonball off docks.
 

© by Gary Busha.
Used with the author’s permission.

 

 

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Gary Busha is a Wisconsin native who likes that state’s changing seasons. His poetry—lean and plain-spoken, with themes of nature and lament—is strongly influenced by his good fortune in having grown up on Lake Winnebago. A poetry chapbook publisher for many years, Gary has three chapbooks of his own, which he claims are the better for having studied such a wide range of poetic styles over the years. Most recently, he’s created a mini-chapbook series of haiku and small poems, called On the Dock, Rhyme Tyme, and Canoe Haiku.

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Jo:
Ralph said it so well. It's really a good one Gary.
Posted 08/08/2013 11:39 PM
KevinArnold:
How can you not like a guy who's written a book called Canoe Haiku? Good poem.
Posted 08/07/2013 02:14 PM
poetry94523@yahoo.com:
Short and to the point. Good one.
Posted 08/07/2013 02:03 PM
Ross Kightly:
Dangerous habit getting deep in the moment: haiku addiction! [Sorry, Gary, but the craving just kicks in sometimes... nice one this, with those cannonball boys - just what they do!]
Posted 08/07/2013 10:12 AM
ed werstein:
great work. Gary
Posted 08/07/2013 08:45 AM
mimi:
Busha's boys instead of Basho's frog.. nice poem, Gary!
Posted 08/07/2013 08:38 AM
erinsnana:
Nice!
Posted 08/07/2013 08:23 AM
paradea:
Nice poem.
Posted 08/07/2013 07:05 AM
Ralph Murre:
How few words (and how much living) it takes to make a great poem.
Posted 08/07/2013 06:59 AM


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