Monthly Archives: June 2020

Daily Haiku: July 1, 2020

high tide it comes and goes       by Robyn Hood Black  (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 43:1, Winter 2020

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Free Verse by Jennifer Dotson

Medusa Those Greeks got it all wrong. Medusa, a serpent-headed gorgon, so ugly that men turn to stone? Lies and misrepresentation. Medusa said It’s all natural so what’s the big deal? Her hair, not snakes, flourished in dark waves from … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: June 30, 2020

off-shorestars I thought I made upin childhood   by Pris Campbell (USA) Frogpond, 2012

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Daily Haiku: June 29, 2020

alpine lake an artist paints his melancholy by Eufemia Griffo (Italy) Haiku Dialogue, Jan. 30, 2019

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A New Book by Seasoned Author and Editor Robin Stratton!

The measure of evaluating whether autobiographical poems and essays are entertaining and thoughtful is when you feel as if you’ve know the author all your life, despite never having met her. This is how readers will feel after reading Robin … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Summer Haircuts There wasn’t much money for small things in the 1950s. Dad’s welding and repair business paid the bills, but that’s about all. Come the end of May along about Memorial Day, my brothers and I were long overdue. … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: June 28, 2020

senryu     professor’s lecture I count his third ‘in conclusion’     by John J. Dunphy (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 43:1, Winter 2020

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Free Verse by Kathy Cotton

On the Loom The warp of me is Quaker gray, a quiet woolen thread— modest, utilitarian, looped simply on my frame. But, oh, the weft, the vibrant weft of me, weaves in and out those sturdy strands with shocking shades … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: June 27, 2020

day of rebirth  among the saints I make room for the buddha       by Carmela Marino (Italy) Failed Haiku, Issue 53, May 13, 2020  

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About Rhymesters

Where Have All the Rhymesters Gone?   by Curt Vevang     Poets were loved in olden days but now their form has many foes. And while it’s true, a few remain,   it’s only those who can’t write prose.   … Continue reading

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