Category Archives: Book Review

Jan. 16, 2020 Special to The Daily Haiku: Collection by Jeannie Martin

Longtime haikuist Jeannie Martin has just published a delightful collection, touch of light, amazing in its simplicity and thoughtfulness. Besides containing many poetic gems, an added bonus is that it inspires readers to write haiku by giving them ideas on … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku Special: June 25, 2019

Tsugigami:gathering the pieces, by haikuists/linked verse poets Valorie Broadhurst Woerdehoff and Connie R Meester, is an artful collection that is well-worth your time and attention. I don’t often review books, due to having many commitments, but some poetry collections I … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: June 12, 2018

Marco Fraticelli, Canadian haikuist, has a new book out, A Thousand Years: The Haiku and Love Letters of Chiyo-ni.     Chiyo-Ni, 1703-1775, was one of Japan’s most renowned haiku poets –and actually, one of a few great women poets … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku Special, Dec. 7, 2017–A Classic: The Unworn Necklace by Roberta Beary

Attention loyal readers and followers: Roberta Beary’s classic haiku collection, The Unworn Necklace, is hot off the press yet again! This is its fifth printing. It was first published in 2007, and is a favorite of avid haikuists worldwide. As … Continue reading

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Haiku Poet Undertakes Interesting Project

Some months back, I received a book, “Drifting,” and a CD from Marco Fraticelli, a Canadian musician and poet whose work has appeared on The Daily Haiku. He published the book in 2013. I quote his letter below: Hi, Charlotte … Continue reading

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Poets Need Recognition & Publicity

Out of all published writers, perhaps poets get among the least publicity. Many of the poets I’m familiar with tend to hide in the shadows. In a small way, perhaps, I like to give poets publicity through The Daily Haiku. … Continue reading

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Haiku and Senryu Gets You Through Each Day

Dear Readers, Sometimes when we publish a haiku or senryu in a journal, a reader will write to us and say, “I understand the sentiment in that poem and I understand the image.”  As writers, that is a great validation … Continue reading

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