Category Archives: Beginning Poets

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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Daily Haiku: Feb. 10, 2020

winter night . . . alone but for the cat and his flea by Carole MacRury (USA) Modern Haiku, Autumn 2007  

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Free Verse by Padmini Krishnan

Nature as an Inspiration Change! They tell me and install the new software I smile and raise my thumbs while fear screams with all Its strength, gripping and crippling my brain. I try and try but fail every time My … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 27, 2020

the prospector tilts a pan– shooting star   by Chad Lee Robinson (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 40:2. 2017

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