Category Archives: book

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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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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Don’t Miss This Holiday Special!

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 Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing directly from me, you will receive free shipping … 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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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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Sometimes a Simple Thought Carries a lot of Wisdom

Netflix  My ex-boyfriend’s best friend lets me use his Netflix password And man, it is so great At first I watched it to keep me company during supper so I wouldn’t feel alone because my split with my boyfriend was kind of sudden … Continue reading

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Free verse by Michael Escoubas

Afternoon Tea by Michael Escoubas Momma set the table at the meadow’s edge where the emerald grass became a carpet for our feet. She placed a perppermint cloth on it. We donned our prettiest tea dresses: her sheer beige shift … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Poetry Collection by Acclaimed Author Lenard D. Moore

Don’t miss Lenard D. Moore’s book, The Geography of Jazz. Below is just one of the great poems in the book: Swinging Cool by Lenard D. Moore The bassist hugs the bass, plunks it. Ting, boom, ting boom— the drummer … Continue reading

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Just What We Need: Thoughtful and Humorous Poetry about Angels

During this pandemic, many people have probably tapped into spirituality, even if they aren’t religious. Since childhood, we’ve always been intrigued by the idea of guardian angels who walk with us and protect us when we need them. Now, we … Continue reading

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Book Announcement by Maria Papatzelou

  “Inner Connections of the Liquid Sky” is the first book published by the visual artist Maria Papatzelou. It features 43 haiku and a mythical poem, a reference to the Japanese myth Kojiki, that Mr. Masashi Nakamura translated into Ancient … Continue reading

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