Author Aidan Castle—the immediacy of one-line haiku: Commentaries on his "whales breaching the inside of a wish"
Alan Harvey—conflicting emotions: commentaries on "dad's tool shed—/the taste of iron/in my blood" by P.H.Fischer
Marion Clarke —the heartbeat: commentaries (and discussion) of one of TEN SLOPPY HAIKU OF ORDINARY LIFE by Bruce Cohen
Joshua Gage—tapping into a long poetic history: commentaries on "rainy day -/only one umbrella stops/by the forsythia" by Tomislav Maretic
Jonathan Epstein—quickening to the music of the calliope: commentaries on "carousel pony/straining against/the spinning world" by John S. O'Connor
Chloe Chan — imagery with a darker meaning: commentaries on "distant horizon/a dragon cloud watches/over the mountains" by Adjei Agyei-Baah
Joshua St. Clair —an opponent relegated to a distant place. Commentaries on "geysers/on Enceladus/our last fight" by Deborah P. Kolodji
End of year housekeeping
Joshua Gage — championing rebellion: commentaries on "Timetravel is forbidden./ But kids / do it anyway" by Eva Eriksson.
Vidya Premkumar — a profound narrative: commentaries on "ten nipples for the last of her pups" by R. Suresh Babu.
Ann Smith — turning the page over: commentaries on "lying face-down/in frozen-slushy-muck/an old love poem" by Connie Pittman-Ramsey
Amoolya Kamalnath —metaphors in the sea and boats: commentaries on two poems, by Chen Xiaoou and by Jonathan Moskaluk
Peter C. Forster — insert your own shiver: commentaries on "dawn walk / my daily shiver / at the dip in the road" by Cynthia Anderson
Jonathan Epstein—our intimate kinship with all beings: comments on "broken Wedgwood / the bowerbird collects / another piece" by Gavin Austin
Maurice Nevile: enlisting the reader. Commentaries on "traffic jam / my small son asks / who made God" by Peggy Willis Lyles
Ann Smith and AI friend — nature and technology converge: commentaries on "rain drops / playing chopin / the AI" by Helga Stania
Ashoka Weerakkody — an inspiring headline: commentaries on the reversed vertical poem: "roof of the world no room to brea th e" by Roland Packer.
Sheila Barksdale — if it works... commentaries on "singing bowl/the room swept clean/of sorrow" by Sally Biggar
Jonathan Epstein — the singular harmony of a shared meal. Commentaries on "pumpkin soup/the family's oneness/in slurps" by Aparna Pathak
Lakshmi Iyer—caught in a world of desires: commentaries on "eternal life/even the cuckoo wants it/summer night" by Deborah A. Bennett