Monthly Archives: December 2016

Daily Haiku: Jan. 1, 2017

curling up at dusk the park bench sleeper turns over a new page by Alan Summers Fellowship of Australian Writers, Queensland First Place International Haiku Contest, 1996 Advertisements

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 31, 2016

laundry day rain becoming snow becoming rain by Roberta Beary, Author The Unworn Necklace  

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 30, 2016

on his daughter’s cheek a snowflake melting the war by Steve Hodge Frogpond,┬áVol. 38, No. 3, 2015  

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 29, 2016

ESL class multi-coloured snowflakes by Terry Ann Carter Walking the Same Path Haiku Society of America Members’ Anthology, 2004  

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Poetry Isn’t Frivolous

I write to have people read what I write. Many of my friends tell me they don’t understand poetry because so much of it is frivolous. While there is a lot of nonsense written that people are trying to pass … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 28, 2016

after having to mop the kitchen floor . . . comforting my aging dog by Wally Swist Modern Haiku, Vol. XXVI, No. 1, Winter-Spring, 1995  

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 27, 2016

Gregorian chants resound down the long, cool hallway . . . my office stereo by Jeffrey Winke Modern Haiku, Vol. XXVI, No. 1, Winter-Spring 1995  

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