Harriet Thistlethwaite — a bid for freedom: commentaries on "plein air painting--/I fill my brush/with the sky" by Carole MacRury
in tune the waters swell and surge raga megh malhar —Rupa Anand
Peter C. Forster — haiku, but not as we know it, Jim: commentaries on " shaving/above the ear/to fly better” by Barbara Anna Gaiardoni
Beata Czeszejko — everything is possible, even rebellion: commentaries on "helping/to cook the dinner/Bob Dylan" by Helene Guojah.
Ruth Happel — a haunting poem: commentaries on "they have/ a list of demands/redwoods" by Cherie Hunter Day.
Beata Czeszejko — freedom is the big theme: commentaries on "old age home/the sudden urge/to climb a tree" by John Pappas
Amoolya Kamalnath — a powerful monoku: commentaries on "moon shot the american way" by Helen Buckingham
Colette Kern: fixing the changing times: comments on "stamp album— /a page from a country/that no longer is" by Linda Papanicolaou
Lorin Ford — all metaphor: commentaries on "in a room/I never go in/the ticking clock" by Robert Epstein.
Patricia McGuire — an amusing observation: comments on "used-book store/its dusty true-crime section/covered with fingerprints" by John J. Dunphy
Amanda White - bleakly beautiful: comments on "beyond the poems/beyond the battlefield/mother’s vacant gaze" — Arvinder Kaur
Amoolya Kamalnath - a lot to learn from redwood trees: commentaries on Robin Smith's "at/ the/ base/ of/ a/ redwood/ lessons/ on/ perspective "
Rupa Anand — a deep dissatisfaction and disconnect with nature: commentaries on "wasteland/the contentment/of the herd" by Eva Limbach
Amanda White — mourning the child now grown: commentaries on "bookmark/where my son/grew too old" by Chad Lee Robinson.
Harrison Lightwater: flowers come out?.. commentaries on "chrysanthemums trying on my wife's kimono" by Jacob Blumner
Amoolya Kamalnath - something large, something small: commentaries on "uploading to the cloud dandelions" by Marilyn Ashbaugh
Marcie Wessels — stronger through our connections with others: commentary on Ella Aboutboul's "butterfly knot / each of us / a wing"
Amoolya Kamalnath — the wealth packed into a simple ku: commentaries on "garden party/the brief appearance/of butterflies" by Bryan Rickert
Gloria Whitney — the freedom to value ourselves and others: Annette Makino's "heirloom tomato / finally comfortable / in my own skin"
Rupa Anand - unstated yet vivid sensory scope: commentaries on Brad Bennett's "sugar season/a boy with his ear/to the bucket"