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"
Sushama Kapur — a poignant "if..." Comments on a haiku by Bruce Kennedy.
Amanda White — a deeply relatable haiku
Joshua Gage — capturing existential anguish; a near universal emotion