Category Archives: Author

Be a Successful Poet: Write/Publish Haiku, Tanka, & Many Other Forms

Don’t miss your chance to begin writing poetry or improve your poetry, get it published, and establish yourself as a well-known writer! My new reference book, Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing,  contains  hundreds of  haiku, tanka, haibun, haiku sequences, … Continue reading

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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. https://www.bigtablepublishing.com  (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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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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Thank You! Special Offer Extended

Thank you to all of you who ordered Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All and Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing, taking advantage of my special holiday offer. One follower emailed me yesterday because he missed the Dec. … Continue reading

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A Lifeline: Reading and Writing

Whether we are religious or not, our spirituality is often rooted in the writing we do. We observe things around us and in nature, and we write about them. We write from the heart, and in doing so, we enter … Continue reading

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Improve Your Writing & Get More Published!

   Below are reviews of Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All. Just in time for the holidays, I’m making a special offer to my readers and followers living in the U.S. If you buy one copy of this … Continue reading

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Special to The Daily Haiku– Haiku and Tanka in a New Book: Nov. 8, 2020

From this new book by Debbie Strange of Canada,  featured are three selections below: rainbows spin from the crest of a wave . . . I wish we’d had more time to say goodbye feathers on the empty beach I … Continue reading

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Nov. 2, 2020 Special: The Daily Haiku

October sugar maples undressing top down by Donna Bauerly (USA) Charlotte Digregorio reviewed this book authored by Poet Donna Bauerly on Goodreads– a must-read for haikuists! Donna Bauerly is the author of Raymond Roseliep: Man of Art Who Loves the … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Charlotte Digregorio

This poem is taken from my new poetry-reference book, Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing, that includes 330 poems of fourteen forms, along with inspiration, guidance, and publicity ideas for writers. The Dust by Charlotte Digregorio   I look at … Continue reading

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Need an Angel?

These are tough times. Think of an angel walking with you through life. Below is a prose poem from Richard Allen Taylor’s  Armed and Luminous, his book that I recently reviewed for this blog. https://charlottedigregorio.wordpress.com/2020/08/29/just-what-we-need-thoughtful-and-humorous-poetry-about-angels/ Snapshot of Hospital Patient Eating … Continue reading

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