Category Archives: Artists

Daily Haiku: March 20, 2023

art studio a full day’s work under my nails by Annette Makino (USA) Editor’s Choices The Heron’s Nest, Vol. XXIII, No. 2,  June 2021

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A Delightful New Book by Cara Armstrong!

A delightful book of micro-poems and illustrations by Cara Armstrong, “A Trick of Living,” has just been published by Big Table Publishing.  (Big Table Publishing has very creative books, and it’s based in Boston and San Francisco.) Micro-poetry comes … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: June 29, 2020

alpine lake an artist paints his melancholy by Eufemia Griffo (Italy) Haiku Dialogue, Jan. 30, 2019

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Today is “World Creativity and Innovation Day”

Dear Readers and Followers: How are you being creative on World Creativity and Innovation Day? That’s today! Here is some background on this designated day: I quote a passage from the link above that I find interesting: Creativity and … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 6, 2020

senryu Leonardo mixing paint the eye before the smile   by Robert Witmer (Japan) Heart Breaths: Book of Contemporary Haiku, 2016  

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Calling All Poets and Artists!

Enjoy haiku! Become motivated to write it. My haiga– a haiku sequence accompanied by art by Nicole Garcia– is on exhibit at City Hall in Highland Park, IL through Feb. 28. There will be a reception for this group show, … Continue reading

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Poets Can Enrich Their Work: Collaborate with Visual Artists/Musicians

I am exhibiting a piece of haiga– a haiku sequence illustrated with graphic art by Nicole Garcia– at City Hall in Highland Park, IL. The group show, featuring poets and artists, is sponsored by The Art Center of Highland Park. … Continue reading

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Digregorio receives Illinois Governnor’s Commendation

by Alice Andresen Charlotte Digregorio  recently received an Official Commendation from Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner for her 38 years of accomplishments as an author, speaker, university educator, writing judge, and exhibitor, advancing and promoting the literary arts for the benefit … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Sept. 5, 2017

with her two hands the artist frames blue summer sky   by kjmunro  (Canada) tinywords, Vol. 14:2, 2014

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You are a Writer, Whether or Not You Believe It

Tell yourself you are a writer and believe it. You’ll become a professional writer before long. I work more than an eight-hour day, and more than a five-day work week. I am always productive as a writer whether or not … Continue reading

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