Monthly Archives: October 2020

Daily Haiku: Nov. 1, 2020

summer downpour fluting the low tin roof         by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) seashores, Vol. 5, November 2020

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 31, 2020

senryu       it’s ALS– such a short sentence     by Lew Watts (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 44.3, Fall 2013  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 30, 2020

halfway to the seaa seagull’s shadowfollows its cry   by Andy McLellan (U.K.) Blithe Spirit, 27:3, September 2017

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 29, 2020

senryu     gone in a flood my Feng Shui for Dummies     by LeRoy Gorman (Canada) Modern Haiku, Vol. 39.2, Summer 2008

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Free Verse by Charlotte Digregorio

This poem is taken from my new poetry-reference book, Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing, that includes 330 poems of fourteen forms, along with inspiration, guidance, and publicity ideas for writers. The Dust by Charlotte Digregorio   I look at … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 28, 2020

senryu     mimeographing the pastor says I’d make a good minister       by Gregory Longenecker (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. 44.3, Fall 2013  

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Tanka by Pamela A. Babusci

Tanka scattered loversnever a husbandthese cherry treesraining petalseverywhere, nowhere by Pamela A. Babusci (USA), Author A Thousand Reasons: Tanka by Pamela A. Babusci  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 27, 2020

  senryu     Chinatown tour the vegetable peddler fans the buses’ fumes       by Anthony J. Pupello (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. XXVII, No. 1, Winter-Spring 1996  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 26, 2020

senryu     All Souls’ Day at the cemetery entrance a flower peddler     by John J. Dunphy (USA) bottle rockets, #14, 2006

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Need an Angel?

These are tough times. Think of an angel walking with you through life. Below is a prose poem from Richard Allen Taylor’s  Armed and Luminous, his book that I recently reviewed for this blog. Snapshot of Hospital Patient Eating … Continue reading

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