Category Archives: Art

Daily Haiku: Oct. 18, 2017

snow melt through the rushing traffic a woodpigeon by Andy McLellan (UK) Asahi Hakuist Network, Feb. 17, 2017 Advertisements

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 17, 2017

curlew sunset a  small abandoned boat in the saltmarsh by Paul Beech (UK) Failed Haiku, Vol. 2, Issue 20, 2016  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 16, 2017

repairing the halo around the streetlight a flurry of moths by Stuart Bartow  (USA) Acorn, #33, Fall 2014  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 15, 2017

SENRYU silent flight of a raptor— your breath on my neck by Marilyn Fleming  (USA) Akitsu Quarterly, Fall 2017  

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Writing Simply Is the Best Way to Write

Leonardo da Vinci said: Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. I think this especially applies to the simplicity, yet often sophistication of haiku and senryu. In my book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All, I try to stress this … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 8, 2017

the scent of rain birdsong stretches as far as Mars     by Alan Summers  (UK) Yamadera Basho Memorial Museum  (Japan) Selected Haiku Collection, 2017

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Write, Simply Write!

Vincent  Van Gogh said: “If you hear a voice within you saying ‘You are not a painter,’ then by all means paint . . . and that voice will be silenced.” I’ve never pretended to be a painter, but every … Continue reading

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