Monthly Archives: May 2020

Daily Haiku: May 27, 2020

leading the wayflowers in mybicycle basket by Lynne Jambor (Canada)

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Prose Poem by Mac Greene

A Writer’s Lament or Ten Years Among the Wordmongers                                                               … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: May 26, 2020

afternoon tea drinking in the pinks of a magnolia   by Amy Losak  (USA) The Asahi Haikuist Network, April 17, 2020  

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The Signature Haiku Anthology Is Published!

This announcement has just come in from Editor Robert Epstein: Every committed poet has a haiku, senryu, or tanka that he or she personally cherishes as his or her best––perhaps, favorite––poem.  It may be the poem that the poet wants … Continue reading

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Haibun by Mary Jo Balistreri

Day of Remembrance   This Memorial Day is different. My father places a small carton of artefacts before me on the kitchen table—things I never knew he had. In seventy years, he never once talked about it, deflecting all questions … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: May 25, 2020

black and white swirl our two naked bodies sleeping together by Carole Daoust (Canada)

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Free Verse by Pravat Kumar Padhy

HOW BEAUTIFUL …. If birds could talk Trees could walk with us Flowers could express their cause of smile Spring could speak its desire And meaning of songs to the rocks Waves could stop for a while so that We … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: May 24, 2020

SENRYU pitting an olive in my mouth his name by Mary Stevens (USA) Modern Haiku, 50:3, 2019

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Prose Poem by Mike Gallagher

The Clonmel Set Benny is subtle. Stray notes skip in and out of aural focus like fleeting shafts of light on a driven avenue. Only gradually do you become aware of a pattern as he moves off the lower register … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku Special Feature for Saturday, May 23, 2020

Many of you are familiar with Marta Chocilowska’s haiku. She is very active internationally in the haiku world. Below is her biography and nine of her haiku poems: Chocilowska lives in Warsaw, Poland. She is a cat–lover, cyclist, co-author of … Continue reading

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