Category Archives: Creativity

Plan and Set Goals as a Writer

This pandemic has lasted longer than what we initially thought it would. Though solitude often goes hand-in-hand with being a writer, sometimes too much solitude makes us less effective as writers. Now, more than ever, I find it necessary to … Continue reading

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Tanka by Marilyn Ashbaugh

blanket tent over mother’s clothesline soft grass tickles my cheek i kiss the earth   by Marilyn Ashbaugh (USA) Keibooks, Atlas Poetica

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Daily Haiku: July 22, 2020

forest clearing the flute-song of a thrush joins the campfire by Amy Losak (USA) Asahi Haikuist Network, Dec. 7, 2018

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Daily Haiku: July 21, 2020

the monarch’s shadow I stop talking on the phone by Cyndi Lloyd (USA) tinywords, 14.2, Sept. 15, 2014

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Daily Haiku: July 11, 2020

Friday afternoonbutterfly restson the wind   by Ellen Grace Olinger (USA) Tinywords haiku & other small poems, Oct. 5, 2012

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Today is “World Creativity and Innovation Day”

Dear Readers and Followers: How are you being creative on World Creativity and Innovation Day? That’s today! Here is some background on this designated day: https://www.msn.com/en-ae/news/other/world-creativity-and-innovation-day-uae-fighting-coronavirus-with-advanced-smart-technology/ar-BB12V6wV I quote a passage from the link above that I find interesting: Creativity and … Continue reading

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How Are You Finding Peace Today?

Dear Readers, Are you following a church service online? Are you spending the day in contemplation? We hope you are reading The Daily Haiku! Let us know. Post your comments below. These past few weeks, besides my regular editing and … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 30, 2020

starting again from scratch . . . a spider by Madhuri Pillai (Australia) Chrysanthemum, #21, April 2017

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Daily Haiku: Jan. 31, 2020

senryu   silk flowers in her window box nobody’s fool   by Peter Newton (USA) Frogpond, Vol. 40:2, 2017

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 15, 2019

ornithology i learn to fold a crane by Terry Ann Carter  (Canada)

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