Monthly Archives: June 2012

Book Publisher Finds Beauty and Solace in Poetry and Art

After a career as an international journalist, Rick Black has found beauty and solace in poetry book publishing and art. Black, of Arlington, VA, a book artist and poet, is the founder of Turtle Light Press. Over the past few … Continue reading

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Colors That Inspire Haiku

I recently posed this question to fellow haikuists: As a haikuist, what color do you most associate with haiku? This question puzzled a lot of haikuists, and I didn’t get as many responses to my question as I’ve gotten in … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss This Fabulous Haiku Event!

Festival Flyer Calling All Haikuists! In the next week, I’ll have a couple of instructive haiku posts for the readers of my blog. But, in the meantime, consider the July haiku festival in Wisconsin that members of the Midwest Region … Continue reading

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