Monthly Archives: May 2014

Haiku Tops This Blog Again

If you have a passion for haiku or just want to investigate it more, log onto the Haiku Society of America’s website, http://www.hsa-haiku.org and you will most likely find a group or at least a contact person in your area … Continue reading

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Gaffes Poets Make in Haiku Submissions

Happy Mother’s Day! For me, it’s been yet another haiku weekend. Yesterday, I taught a workshop for Northwest Cultural Council in Palatine, IL, sponsored by Poets & Writers. It was three-hours long and a lot of fun. The first hour … Continue reading

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taking turns

Originally posted on Haiku Art Site 2012 – 2017:
? taking turns letting each other go only to learn again how love grows Mother In loving memory of Enola M. Borgh (1917 – 2004).  Not so far away, and we shall meet…

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Updates on Events at the Cradle of American Haiku Festival and National Meeting of the Haiku Society of America

Haikuists and Friends, Just want to bring you up to date on the Cradle of American Haiku Festival that will be combined with the National Meeting of the Haiku Society of America. They will be held Friday through Sunday, July … Continue reading

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birds nest

Originally posted on Poems From Oostburg, Wisconsin:
? wearing three layers in the rain Spring songs again birds nest in letters and words of the store signs The pictures are courtesy of http://reusableart.com. I was at Target in Kohler, Wisconsin.  This…

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Don’t Miss the Big Haiku Festival in Wisconsin This Summer!

Haikuists Everywhere: Learn to capture your life’s moments! It’s fun! Don’t miss the National Meeting of the Haiku Society of America combined with the Cradle of American Haiku Festival, Friday through Sunday, July 25-27, in Mineral Point, WI. (At Foundry … Continue reading

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Two of my haiku mentioned in the Best of Mainichi Shimbun (newspaper) haiku columns for 2013 by Isamu Hashimoto

Originally posted on word pond:
Alan Summers’ haiku in Best of Mainichi Shimbun 2013 | Area 17

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