Category Archives: Alexis Rotella

Haiku Special: May 8, 2021–New Book by Philomene Kocher and Marco Fraticelli!

Have you ever heard of “septenga”? A septenga is haiku– a sequence of seven links, starting with a three-liner, followed by two, and ending with a three-liner. (3-2-3-2-3-2-3). The poem contains a theme that unites the seven links, and it … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 23, 2019

ghosts rise from the subway grates the dead out for a stroll   by Alexis K. Rotella  (USA) Ephemerae, #12, 2018

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 2, 2018

New moon– the house painter doesn’t show   by Alexis K. Rotella  (USA) Frogpond, Vol. XXX, No. 2, 2007

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 5, 2018

A gift of silver Christmas moon   by Alexis Rotella (USA), Author Voice of the Mourning Dove,  1991    

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 9, 2018

Lilacs: for no reason my grandmother cries   by Alexis Rotella (USA), Author An Unknown Weed King’s Road Press, 1991

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 17, 2018

Graveside grandson blowing dandelion. by Alexis Rotella  (USA), Author An Unknown Weed King’s Road Press, 1991 Part of the historic Hexagram Series

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Daily Haiku: March 17, 2018

Bonsai master wishing a good morning to his trees by Alexis K. Rotella (USA) Brussels Sprout, Vol. VIII, Issue 2, 1990  

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 4, 2018

Walking through high grass– the beginning of a new path by Alexis K. Rotella (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. XXVL, No. 3, Fall 1995

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 18, 2017

Over the houseboats a great blue heron lifts off through the mist    by Alexis Rotella  (USA)  Modern Haiku, Vol. XXX, No. 3, Fall, 1999

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 26, 2017

through the bird skull whistle of wind by Alexis Rotella (USA)  

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