Monthly Archives: January 2021

Daily Haiku: Feb. 1, 2021

little by littlei becomefog       by Ben Gaa (USA) Wales Haiku Journal, Spring 2020

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Special Essay: Haiku Poetry and the Darker Side of Drinking

Robert Epstein, psychologist and well-known haiku author/editor, has written an important essay on alcoholism as portrayed in haiku. It is worth your while to read it, and to check out his haiku books and anthologies on Amazon. Far more uplifting … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 31, 2021

quiet afternoon– a budding tree fills with crows by Stephen Page (USA)      

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Weekend Daily Haiku: Jan. 30, 2021

bills paid the tiger lily past its prime   by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) New Resonance, 2, 2001  

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 29, 2021

chasing being chased pipers and waves   by Bryan Rickert (USA) Wales Haiku Journal, Spring 2020

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 28, 2021

snow on snow silence settles       by Carole Daoust (Canada) Feuillet Haiku Canada, October 2020  

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 27, 2021

slow moving river flash of iridescent blue a kingfisher strikes       by Karen Harvey (North Wales) Haiku Dialogue, Aug. 14, 2019

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 26, 2021

regrets copper and gold leaves airborne       by Luminita Suse (Canada) Haiku Canada Review, Vol. 14, No.2, October 2020  

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Important Announcement! Free ZOOM Workshop for All!

Charlotte Digregorio will give a ZOOM poetry workshop, (free and open to all from everywhere), sponsored by the Winnetka (IL) Public Library. “Write & Publish Great Poetry” is slated for Sunday, April 18, 2 to 3:30 p.m. ( USA–Chicago Time). … Continue reading

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Poem by Maureen Weldon

RHYDYMWYN Yesterday was a walking day, in a Welsh Valley – whispers past an ice age. We wandered to the wetland where teasel flowers live: nesting boxes for sand martins: big sandy cylinders on poles; a sort of porch, an … Continue reading

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