Category Archives: Debbie Strange

Tanka by Debbie Strange

dried curls of gray reindeer moss crunch softly underneath our boots . . . no other sound, but breath by Debbie Strange (Canada) First Place San Francisco International Tanka Competition, 2016 Debbie Strange is an internationally-published short-form poet, haiga artist, … Continue reading

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Tanka by Debbie Strange

between the spokes of your spinning wheel a dusty web . . . I never thought our lives would so quickly unwind by Debbie Strange (Canada) First Place The British Haiku Society Tanka Awards, 2019

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Tanka by Debbie Strange

the ocean was in a rage last night but today, these peace offerings of blue mussels and kelp by Debbie Strange (Canada) First Place Sanford Goldstein International Tanka Competition, 2018

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Free Verse by Debbie Strange

for Calum   they straggle out of their black-houses silently greeting the peaty air as they untether their hopeful boats leading them like dogs to the end of the grizzled pier     the sleep-fuddled sea rolls over and grumbles … Continue reading

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Daily Haiku: March 7, 2020

rosy dawn our paddles stippled with petals by Debbie Strange  (Canada) Highly Commended New Zealand Poetry Society International Competition, 2019

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Daily Haiku: March 1, 2020

soft rime a chickadee’s song becomes visible by Debbie Strange (Canada) Honorable Mention Irish Haiku Society International Competition, 2019  

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 27, 2019

star-nosed mole we search for light in dark places by Debbie Strange (Canada) Shortlisted Best-of-Issue, Presence, #63, 2019

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 17, 2019

snowmelt the wild crocuses you loved by Debbie Strange (Canada) Second Place 1st Morioka International Haiku Contest, 2019

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Daily Haiku: Dec. 11, 2019

northern lights the blur of scarves as skaters pass by Debbie Strange (Canada) Zatsuei Haiku of Merit The R.H. Blyth Award, 2019  

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Daily Haiku: Oct. 26, 2019

prize pumpkins our hayrack buckles with light by Debbie Strange (Canada) Honorable Mention The International Contest on the Theme of the Gourds, 2019

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