Marcie Wessels — stronger through our connections with others: commentary on Ella Aboutboul's "butterfly knot / each of us / a wing"
Alan Summers — a single line delivers its own pace and tension… Commentaries on "tiger bones steeped in rice wine my sanity" by Corine Timmer
Amoolya Kamalnath — the wealth packed into a simple ku: commentaries on "garden party/the brief appearance/of butterflies" by Bryan Rickert
Wendy Mader — making a difference: commentaries on Marian Olson's haiku "the world having become / what it is / I plant a few bulbs"
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"
Amoolya Kamalnath — a playfully poignant ku: Elancharan Gunasekaran's "dusk / tipping dinosaurs / off the edge of the sofa"
Sushama Kapur — a poignant "if..." Comments on a haiku by Bruce Kennedy.
Matt Cariello - embracing multiple readings simultaneously
Mariel Herbert — a poem immense in scope
Melanie Alberts — a haiku that's not too enigmatic
Amanda White — a deeply relatable haiku
Amoolya Kamalnath — a haiku with mystery
Ann Smith — a little bird told me…
Sébastien Revon - thanking Mum
Matt Cariello — deducing a negative charge against a man's behaviour
Joshua Gage — capturing existential anguish; a near universal emotion
Amoolya Kamalnath - a soulful senryu: commentaries on Eleonore Nickolay's poem "All Soul's Day/my cake never as good/as hers"
Sébastien Revon - a surrealist poem of longing and awe — commentary on Peter Yovu's poem "sunrise darkens the face I dream with"
Marion Clarke - our lessening grip of control... Commentaries on John Stevenson's haiku: in the beginning/he was just pretending/to sound grumpy