Category Archives: Art

Daily Haiku: Dec. 11, 2017

blossom tea– the geisha drinks her reflection   by Stanford M. Forrester, Author (USA) the toddler’s chant   Advertisements

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Holiday Special: A Rhyming Haibun Book

If you really enjoy getting into the Christmas spirit, Susan Beth Furst’s book, Electric Pink A Christmas Haibun, just released for the holiday, is a sheer delight! Furst, a prolific Virginia author and poet, has written a rhyming haibun (prose … Continue reading

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Special: A Haiku Guide That Benefits All

In the midst of reviewing some haiku books during the past week, it suddenly struck me that I can be self-serving and promote my own book for the holidays, too! If you want to improve your haiku writing skills, teach … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 8, 2017

in the clearing the sweet thuds of chestnuts — childhood echoes   In Italian: nella radura i dolci tonfi dei ricci –echi d’infanzia   by Stefano d’Andrea  (Italy) Otata, #23, November 2017

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Daily Haiku Special, Dec. 7, 2017–A Classic: The Unworn Necklace by Roberta Beary

Attention loyal readers and followers: Roberta Beary’s classic haiku collection, The Unworn Necklace, is hot off the press yet again! This is its fifth printing. It was first published in 2007, and is a favorite of avid haikuists worldwide. As … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku, Dec. 5, 2017

low-hanging moon . . . the weight of home in my thoughts by Chen-ou Liu  (Canada/Taiwan) Acorn, #39, Fall 2017  

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 4, 2017

psych ward moonlight climbs the walls by Grant Savage  (Canada)  

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