Category Archives: childhood

Daily Haiku: Aug. 15, 2022

forever in the shade of pine trees . . . father reading to me   by Mary Jo Balistreri (USA) failed haiku, October, 2020

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Daily Double Haiku: May 22, 2022

up in the attic crawling through my childhood   by Clive Bennett (UK) Wales Haiku Journal,  Summer 2021

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Daily Double Haiku: May 14, 2022

childhood trail . . .whispering in the treesthe voices of old friends   by Corine Timmer (Portugal) Blithe Spirit, Vol.  28, No. 2, May 2018

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 7, 2021

SENRYU the bare room my childhood years after mother’s death   by Neena Singh (India) World Haiku Series, 2019  

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Daily Haiku: July 31, 2021

in the eyes of a stray rabbit my childhood       by Roberta Beary (Ireland/USA) sharing the sun Haiku Society of America Members’ Anthology, 2010

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Daily Haiku: Feb. 28, 2021

old house . . .my childhoodin each room     by Rosa Maria Di Salvatore  (Italy) Haikuniverse, Sept. 10, 2019    

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Tanka by Mary Davila

Tanka     I blow dust from an old polaroid buried in the attic . . . it seems like yesterday dad told me to smile     by Mary Davila (USA) red lights, 12:1, 2016  

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Free Verse by Mary Beth Bretzlauf

Waxing Lemons    Memories of summertime  Bring back those innocent days  When lemonade could get us money  When Grandma made the sweet tart treat  fussing about in the kitchen Apron on in this heat  Cardboard table set up   Front lawn … Continue reading

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Free Verse by Michael Escoubas

Morning Chores in January by Michael Escoubas Dad would roust out my brothers and me on icy mornings when the chill in our upstairs rooms wrapped us in a shawl of ice-crystals. Chores waited: Holsteins needed emptying their udders heavy … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 22, 2020

MIA for 20 years . . . a toy soldier in the sandbox       by Stanford M. Forrester (USA), Author Staten Island http://www.bottlerocketspress.com/

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