the bowl of persimmons
not one of them ripe
Skylark, 3:1, 2015
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James Chessing's profession is clinical psychology. He is in his fifth decade writing haiku, and he published his first tanka in 2006. His poems have appeared in many of the leading journals and anthologies, and he had the good fortune to place first in the 2010 Tanka Society of America Contest.