Monthly Archives: February 2020

Daily Haiku: March 1, 2020

soft rime a chickadee’s song becomes visible by Debbie Strange (Canada) Honorable Mention Irish Haiku Society International Competition, 2019  

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Blog Special: A Book to Savor

Award-winning Poet and Author Mary Jo Balistreri has written a book that I keep coming back to on my bookshelf.  Still is an adventure to read with many experiences we can all relate to. The poems are like stories. At … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 29, 2020

daylight fading the distant bleating of a sheep   by Olivier Schopfer (Switzerland) bottle rockets, #42, 2020

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 28, 2020

how quiet the field has become without butterflies   by Tom Clausen (USA) bottle rockets, #42, 2020

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 27, 2020

winter sunlight a priest blesses father’s eyelids by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) Simply Haiku, Vol 5:4, 2007

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 26, 2020

black tumbleweeds on winter solstice the cancer lingers by Scott Wiggerman  (USA) Frameless Sky, 2018

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 25, 2020

senryu no more dandruff on his blue suit open casket by Lori Becherer  (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol.  48.2, 2017 Kooser, #751, American Life in Poetry, August 2019

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