Monthly Archives: August 2020

Daily Haiku: Sept. 1, 2020

first snowflakes the wings of a black swan become white by Eufemia Griffo  (Italy) Seashore, Vol. 4, April 2020

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 31, 2020

backyard fireflies . . . each moment a different constellation by Stanford M. Forrester  (USA) White Lotus, #5, 2007

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 30, 2020

homeless the warmth of stained glass by Carol Raisfeld (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 42:1, Winter 2019

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Just What We Need: Thoughtful and Humorous Poetry about Angels

During this pandemic, many people have probably tapped into spirituality, even if they aren’t religious. Since childhood, we’ve always been intrigued by the idea of guardian angels who walk with us and protect us when we need them. Now, we … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 29, 2020

senryu       giving my hair color again– New Year’s confetti       by Susan Burch (USA) Wishbone Moon, 2018  

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Book Announcement by Maria Papatzelou

  “Inner Connections of the Liquid Sky” is the first book published by the visual artist Maria Papatzelou. It features 43 haiku and a mythical poem, a reference to the Japanese myth Kojiki, that Mr. Masashi Nakamura translated into Ancient … Continue reading

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Photography by RM Yager

In our waning days of summer, don’t miss the beauty outdoors. Poet RM Yager is inspired by gardening. She sends us this below:

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 28, 2020

ripe corn in the huskher new hoedown shoesone size too small by Michael H. Lester (USA) Hedgerow, #110, Spring 2017

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Check This Out From Japan Code Books!

Familiarize yourselves with the Research Center for Japanese Culture Structural Studies: This book describes the entire Japanese Spirituality as the foundation of haiku culture.   ” Japan Code ” is our structural philosophy of Japanese spiritual culture, for the first time in … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 27, 2020

senryu gone fifteen years I reinvent him for Father’s Day by Robert Epstein (USA), Author Haiku Days of Remembrance: In Honor of My Father

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