Category Archives: Creativity

Daily Haiku: May 20, 2023

untangling the phone cord I linger at the window as snow deepens by Lenard D. Moore (USA) Modern Haiku, Vol. XXVI, No.1, Winter-Spring 1995

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Daily Haiku: April 2, 2023

heat wave– the fly’s iridescence just before the swat by Naia (USA) the loose thread The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku, 2001

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 13, 2020

boarded church a hole in the roof lets in light       by LeRoy Gorman (Canada) Haiku Canada Review, Vol. 14, No. 2, October 2020  

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Daily Haiku: Nov. 18, 2020

summer clouds wild chrysanthemums untouched       by Dorna Hainds (USA) Frameless Sky  

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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: I quote a passage from the link above that I find interesting: Creativity and … Continue reading

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