Category Archives: Books

Be a Masterful Poet!

Dear Readers and Followers: I’m making a special offer to you. If you purchase one copy of “Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All” or one copy of “Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing” directly from me, you’ll receive … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 28, 2022

staring at the branch long after the birdsong by Billy Antonio (The Philippines), Author Dwarf Stars Award Nominee Exposed Wishes: A Collection of Haiku by Billy Antonio, 2020

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Daily Haiku Special: March 20, 2022–Haiku by kjmunro (Canada)

  Below are three haiku from longtime Poet kjmunro’s latest collection, “contractions.”   grey skies give way to blues     first meeting her name in print     dementia –  the amber light turns to red     To … Continue reading

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Short Story by Robin Stratton

The Summer of Lizzie Borden                                                              by Robin Stratton My best … Continue reading

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Be a Prolific Writer!

Dear Readers and Followers: I’m making a special offer to you. If you purchase one copy of “Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All” or one copy of “Ripples of Air: Poems of Healing” directly from me, you’ll receive … Continue reading

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Read This New Haibun Collection by Ruth Holzer (USA)

If you like haibun, don’t miss this new book, Home and Away, by Ruth Holzer (USA). Many of you know Ruth as a longtime haikuist, and have read her accessible and thoughtful work on this blog. Below, is a haibun … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out! Improve Your Haiku and Senryu

Charlotte Digregorio will host a “Writing Haiku and Senryu” workshop. 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 … Continue reading

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Two Classic Books: Latest Comments from Readers!

My original inspiration for writing haiku was “Haiku: This Other World” by Richard Wright. My original education to write quality, publishable poems was “Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All,” by you, of course!!! I can’t thank you enough … 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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Free Verse by Charlotte Digregorio

Poet and Author Lois Baer Barr invited me to post eight poems in eight days as part of the Poetry Challenge Marathon on Facebook.   Today is my Day #3. The poem below is from my new book, Ripples of … Continue reading

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