Monthly Archives: July 2016

Roll Call: Why Do You Write Poetry?

Dear Readers and Followers: For me, poetry has always meant self-discovery, be it haiku or the other forms that I write. I contemplate where I am, where I’ve been, and where I am going through poetry. I get in touch … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 25, 2016

how it’s plucked out of the daisy love     by Elmedin Kadric Frogpond, 38.1  

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Daily Haiku: July 18 through July 24

Greetings Loyal Readers and Followers: From time to time, I select guest poets who have been writing haiku industriously, and I run their work the whole week. This week (through Sunday, July 24th), my featured Guest Poet is John Wisdom, … Continue reading

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Haiku & Senryu: Find Healing & Wisdom

No matter what stage in our lives we find ourselves in, haiku and senryu help us keep everything in perspective. Divorce, illness, addictions, job problems, death of a loved one? These are just a few of the common things that … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: July 17, 2016

in cupped hands the harvest moon rests for a moment     by Debbie Strange 2015 Autumn Haiku Contest Bangor Haiku Group First Place  

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Daily Haiku: July 16, 2016

sleeping cat on its whiskers a bird feather by John J. Dunphy, Author Touching Each Tree

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Daily Haiku: July 15, 2016

a cherry tree branch broken by the storm a boy’s magic wand by Neal Whitman Honorable Mention Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival 2010

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