Category Archives: Creativity

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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Write, Simply Write!

Vincent  Van Gogh said: “If you hear a voice within you saying ‘You are not a painter,’ then by all means paint . . . and that voice will be silenced.” I’ve never pretended to be a painter, but every … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 30, 2017

foaming the tide pools this lonely world by Michael McClintock (USA), Author Letters in Time  

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 18, 2017

senryu simplicity i need so many words to explain it by Michael Rehling  (USA) Prune Juice, March 2016

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 13, 2017

turning away from the pear tree . . . turning back by Roberta Beary  (USA), Author The Unworn Necklace  

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Daily Haiku: Aug. 10, 2017

august evening heat a familiar lullaby from the foster home by Tom Painting (USA), Author piano practice, 2004  

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Just a few thoughts . . .

I am ending my workday with some positive thoughts. There is power in introspection, and disappearing into our inner world. Each day we spend some time online, clicking and posting things. This can become a real distraction from inner peace. … Continue reading

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