Category Archives: Beginning Poets

Free Haiku Workshop for Beginners Through Zoom

Free Haiku Workshop  (Zoom) Beginning haiku poets will learn all about the art of haiku and senryu and getting them published in a free Zoom workshop, open to all, through the Winnetka (IL) Public Library, Sunday, Sept. 19,  2 to … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: May 29, 2021

summer’s endloose-leaf notebook snapsecho in the hall   by Sari Grandstaff (USA) The Heron’s Nest, Vol. VIII, No. 1, March 2006

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The Clock by Paul Beech

THE CLOCK He’s here with me now, my kid bro from the south. A brilliant inventor, patents registered, top prizes won. Until stricken with early dementia.   We’re in North Wales, not far from the sea, at a Fabrics and … Continue reading

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Two Tanka by Debbie Strange

a smudge of blackbirds swirling into evening . . . how fluid the shape of this sorrow 2nd Place Fleeting Words Tanka Contest, 2018     watching you prepare a star fruit just so the small galaxies of grace in … Continue reading

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Rhyming Poem by Robert Mucci

SUPERIOR MOTIONS   Golden silk strands of heavenly hair She glides down the aisle lighter than air Approaching the bench she encounters a stare She has the attention of all who are there.   The lawyers and clerks gaze in … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 28, 2020

mist rolling up the mountain yellow snapdragons   by Donna Fleischer (USA) Modern Haiku, 35:1, 2004

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 4, 2020

senryu rough turbulence I switch the playlist to gospel       by Crystal Simone Smith (USA) Bundled Wildflowers Haiku Society of America 2020 Members’ Anthology  

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Free Verse by RM Yager

Grampa’s Life of 86 Years   They called me from the Nursing Home to come and collect his belongings   So I went   Gathered up, a Red clock radio, orthopedic tennis shoes, several Readers Digests, wool socks, boxer shorts, … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 12, 2020

in my kitchen the tea kettle whistles to bach by Michael Rehling (USA)

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 11, 2020

sunlight on snow a rabbit sleeps in the magician’s hat   by Robert Witmer  (Japan) Bacopa Literary Review, 2019

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